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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:


The defense of the abbey by Friar John contains: (from Chapter 9, Chapter 3 - Popular-Festive Forms)


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.)


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)


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


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

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