Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


What does Bakhtin argue is the relationship between the death of Tappecoue and the episode of the Catchpoles? (from Chapter 11, Chapter 3 - Popular - Festive Forms)


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


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


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)


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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