Gargantua and Pantagruel - Gargantua: Chapters 18-35 (p. 261-322) Summary & Analysis

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Gargantua: Chapters 18-35 (p. 261-322) Summary

In chapter eighteen, Magister Janotus de Bragmardo addresses Gargantua to explain the importance of the bells and beg for their return. In the next chapter, Gargantua and Eudemon laugh at the magister's address, and he joins them. Gargantua gives him fine clothes, which causes the congregation of the Sorbonne to deny what had been promised to him, so Janotus brings an action against the Sorbonnists in court, but the case will never be decided. In chapter twenty, Gargantua devotes himself to study, but he studies little and sleeps a lot, so in chapter twenty-one, Ponocrates consults Seraphin Calobarsy, a learned physician, to set Gargantua on a better path. He also introduces Gargantua to learned men, which causes Gargantua to desire to study differently and improve himself out of emulation. Ponocrates sets a course of study so that Gargantua does...

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