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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

In which element of Shakespeare's dramas does Bakhtin see the overall theme of Rabelais' carnivalesque repeated? (from Chapter 11, Chapter 3 - Popular - Festive Forms)

2.

Why does Gargantua steal the bells of the Notre Dame cathedral? (from Chapter 8, Chapter 2 - Language of the Marketplace Concludes & Chapter 3 - Popular & Festive Forms Begins)

3.

What were "street cries"? (from Chapter 7, Chapter 2, Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

4.

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)

5.

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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