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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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

2.

What does Bakhtin consider the "symposium" of Medieval grotesque realism? (from Chapter 12, Chapter 4 - Banquet Imagery & Chapter 5 - The Grotesque Image of the Body and Its Sources)

3.

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)

4.

Who is Janotus de Bragmardo? (from Chapter 8, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Concludes & Chapter 3 - Popular & Festive Forms Begins)

5.

In Rabelais' time, jurons, or profanities and oaths, were most often concerned with: (from Chapter 7, Chapter 2, Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

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