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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Why does Gargantua steal the bells of the Notre Dame cathedral? (from Chapter 8, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Concludes & Chapter 3 - Popular & Festive Forms Begins)

2.

What actual event probably inspired Rabelais' story of Pantagruel's birth? (from Chapter 13, Chapter 5 - The Grotesque Image of the Body Concludes and Chapter 6 - Images of the Material Bodily Lower Stratum)

3.

The core images of the prologue of _Gargantua_ are: (from Chapter 6, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

4.

In the political and religious conflicts of his time, Rabelais always took the ___________ stance. (from Chapter 16, Chapter 7 - Rabelais' Images & His Time)

5.

What are examples of that which Bakhtin calls "cosmic terrors"? (from Chapter 13, Chapter 5 - The Grotesque Image of the Body Concludes and Chapter 6 - Images of the Material Bodily Lower Stratum)

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