Mid-Book Test (up to Chapter 8, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Concludes & Chapter 3 - Popular & Festive Forms Begins)
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice, 5 short answer, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. In which twentieth-century movement was the grotesque especially evident?
2. What do Rabelais' various works indicate about the popular notion of urination?
a) Urination can only be used for comic purposes.
b) Urination is a medical mystery that baffles doctors.
c) Urination fertilizes the earth and creates bodies of water.
d) Urination is disgusting and should be done privately.
3. When did the Russian Revolution occur?
4. Why, according to Bakhtin, does Rabelais treat excrement ambivalently?
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