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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

According to Bakhtin, how did Rabelais invent many of the locales and characters in his novel? (from Chapter 16, Chapter 7 - Rabelais' Images & His Time)

2.

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)

3.

To what are "swabs" most closely related? (from Chapter 15, Chapter 6 - Images of the Material Bodily Lower Stratum)

4.

What were "street cries"? (from Chapter 7, Chapter 2, Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

5.

Bakhtin generally finds Goethe's sense of Carnival's _____________ to agree with his own views. (from Chapter 10, Chapter 3 - Popular - Festive Forms)

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