Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What common fifteenth- and sixteenth-century literary device does Bakhtin identify in the Prologue to the Third Book? (from Chapter 6, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

2.

In the Renaissance, bodily excretions were closely associated with: (from Chapter 7, Chapter 2, Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

3.

What particular tradition did Peter the Great bring to Russia from Western Europe? (from Chapter 11, Chapter 3 - Popular - Festive Forms)

4.

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)

5.

The combination of solemnity and joking in the tone of the Prologue to the Third Book indicates: (from Chapter 6, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

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