Title

An article on mythical characters associated with Maine, including: Bert of "Ber

Authors

Paul Doiron

Source

Down East

Date

8-1-2004

Pages

118-119

Abstract

An article on mythical characters associated with Maine, including: Bert of "Bert and I," from the 1957 comedy album by Marshall Dodge and Robert Bryan; Barnabas Collins of the Gothic 1960s soap opera "Dark Shadows;" Jessica Fletcher, a mystery writer turned sleuth played on CBS by Angela Lansbury in the 1980s and 1990s; Sal, of Robert McCloskey's book, "Blueberries for Sal;" Cujo, a dog in Stephen King's novel of the same name; Paul Bunyan; Benjamin Franklin "Hawkeye" Pierce, a TV/movie character on M*A*S*H; Miniver Cheevy, a creation of poet Edwin Arlington Robinson; Earlene Pomerleau, narrator of Carolyn Chute's novel, "Beans of Egypt, Maine; and Wilbur and Charlotte, the pig and spider protagonists of E.B. White's classic children's book, "Charlotte's Web."

Subjects

Characters and characteristics

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