Quiz: Chapter 3, Intro. cont. & Chapter 1 - Rabelais in the History of Laughter to Chapter 4, Chapter 2 - The Language of the Marketplace
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. What does Bakhtin find inadequate in Veselovsky's metaphor of Rabelais as a village boy?
a) Veselovsky's image is too young at heart, for Rabelais wrote only with an old, tired voice.
b) Veselovsky's image excludes the seriousness of the boy as a budding scholar.
c) Veselovsky's image is cynical, but Rabelais actually celebrates regenerative laughter.
d) Veselovsky's image seems too urban for Rabelais, who only wrote about the countryside.
2. What do oaths and curses have in common with town announcements and the calls of vendors?
a) They all are forbidden during certain times...
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