Pantagruel: Introduction, Dixain, Prologue and Chapters 1-9 (p. 1-74)
• Pantagruel: Chapter One recalls the origin of the giant, Pantagruel, listing sixty generations of his genealogy.
• In Pantagruel: Chapter Two, Gargantua and Badebec give birth to Pantagruel, but Badebec dies in childbirth because her child is so large that he suffocates her.
• Pantagruel: Chapter Four tells of the terrible deeds of Pantagruel due to his large size while still in his cradle.
• In Pantagruel: Chapter Five, Pantagruel is sent to study at Poitiers where he sets a large boulder on four pillars in the middle of the field and finds the study of medicine to be too tedious.
• Pantagruel visits the University of Paris after finishing his studies at Orleans, and he stays for some time, studying the seven liberal arts.
• In Pantagruel: Chapter Nine, Pantagruel meets a man who speaks with a Germanic tongue named Panurge near...
This section contains 3,206 words
(approx. 11 pages at 300 words per page)