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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In the political and religious conflicts of his time, Rabelais always took the ___________ stance. (from Chapter 16, Chapter 7 - Rabelais' Images & His Time)

2.

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

3.

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)

4.

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)

5.

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.)

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