Ugliness Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Ugliness

  1. Avagddu ugly child of Tegid Voel and Cerridwen. [Celtic Folklore: Parrinder, 35]
  2. Balkis hairy-legged type of Queen of Sheba. [Talmudic Legend: Walsh Classical, 45]
  3. Bendith Y Mamau stunted, ugly fairies; kidnapped children. [Celtic Folklore: Briggs, 21]
  4. Berchta beady-eyed, hook-nosed crone with clubfoot and stringy hair. [Ger. Folklore: Leach, 137]
  5. Black Annis cannibalistic hag with blue face and iron claws. [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 24]
  6. Duessa witch, stripped of lavish disguise, found to be hideous hag. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
  7. Ethel buck-toothed, gangly teenager in love with idler, Jughead. [Comics: “Archie” in Horn, 37]
  8. Euryale and Stheno the immortal Gorgons; had serpents for hair and brazen claws. [Gk. Myth.: Zimmerman, 114]
  9. Frankenstein’s monster ugly monster. [Br. Lit.: Frankenstein, Payton, 254]
  10. gargoyles medieval European church waterspouts; made in form of grotesque creatures. [Architecture: NCE, 1046]
  11. Gorgons snake-haired, winged creatures of frightful appearance. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 108]
  12. Gross, Allison repulsive witch “in the north country.” [Scot. Ballad: Childe Ballads]
  13. Medusa creature with fangs, snake-hair, and protruding tongue. [Gk. Myth.: Hall, 206]
  14. Quasimodo “Nowhere on earth a more grotesque creature.” [Fr. Lit.: The Hunchback of Notre Dame]
  15. Spriggans grotesque fairies; “dourest and most ugly set of sprights.” [Br. Folklore: Briggs, 380–381]
  16. Ugly Duchess repulsive woman with pocket-shaped mouth. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland]
  17. Ugly Duckling ugly outcast until fully grown. [Fairy Tale: Misc.]
  18. Witch of Wookey repulsive hag curses boys and girls. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 1164]