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Rabelais and His World Overview & Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter Abstracts

Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.

Book 1, Rabelais & His World : Chapter 1, Foreward Abstract

* Krystyna Pomorska, the author of the Foreword, notes that Mikhail Bakhtin was unknown in the West when his first book was published in 1968.
* Bakhtin insisted that art is oriented toward communication.
* Bakhtin understood language and semiotics as a system.
* One of Bakhtin's main interests was folk culture, which is...

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