Archive for the ‘Characters From Literature’ Category

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The Giant Head of Frankenstein’s Monster (Carved out of a Wooden Log) Hangs From Chains on the Side of the Worcester Trading Post on Chandler Street in Worcester, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 1,  2016)

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The Headless Horseman Seen Riding His Demonic Steed Across an Open Field on Fabyan Road in Dudley, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on October 10, 2019)

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This Rather Serious Alice From Wonderland Can Be Found Amidst a Menagerie of Pete Robitaille’s Concrete Creations at his Studio on Main Street in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 22, 2013)

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There Is Something So Strange and Ambiguous About This Mysterious Young Maiden Who Resides (At Least For Now) in The Garden Center at Klem’s Tractor Supply in Spencer, Massachusetts. Why Does She Wear a Veil, or Is That the Strands of Her Own Long, Damp Hair Clinging to Her Lovely Face As If She Just Emerged From Water? And Who Can She Possibly Be? Is She a Medieval Bride or Veiled Vestal Virgin? Queen Guinevere or the Lady of the Lake? Perhaps She’s Ophelia Before She Sinks Into Her Watery Grave For the Final Time….. (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 28,  2014)

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The Hookah-Smoking Caterpillar From “Alice in Wonderland” Lounges on the Cap of a Huge Mushroom in Front of Mr. Charlie’s Peace and Harmony Shop in Ossipee, NH  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on September 27,  2017)

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A Fiberglas Replica of a Ship’s Figurehead Bearing a Red Letter A on the Bodice of Her Dress (like the Character of Heater Prynne From the Classic Novel “The Scarlet Letter” by Nathaniel Hawthorne)Seen Mounted on a Telephone Pole on Derby Street in Salem, MA

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The Headless Horseman Seen Riding His Demonic Steed Across an Open Field on Fabyan Road in Dudley, MA

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The Hookah-Smoking Caterpillar From “Alice in Wonderland” Lounges on the Cap of a Huge Mushroom in Front of Mr. Charlie’s Peace and Harmony Shop in Ossipee, NH