Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What word characterizes Medieval thinking, according to Bakhtin? (from Book 1, Rabelais & His World : Chapter 15, Chapter 6 - Images of the Material Bodily Lower Stratum)

2.

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

3.

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)

4.

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

5.

In which element of Shakespeare's dramas does Bakhtin see the overall theme of Rabelais' carnivalesque repeated? (from Chapter 11, Chapter 3 - Popular - Festive Forms)

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