This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Carnival - This folk culture event celebrates the common people.
Fool - This well-known Renaissance figure can appear in more than one guise in politics, in society, or in art.
Marketplace - This place was a cultural and economic center for the entire public in the European world.
Catholic Church - Many of the characters in Rabelais' novels were members of this large, influential organization.
Lyon, France - This mid-European location was a center of publication in Medieval and Renaissance times.
Frankfurt, Germany - This northern European location was a center...
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