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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Why, according to Bakhtin, does Rabelais treat excrement ambivalently? (from Chapter 6, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

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.

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

4.

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

5.

Which grotesque elements does Bakhtin note were included in the procession of the feast of Corpus Christi? (from Chapter 9, Chapter 3 - Popular-Festive Forms)

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