Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What particular tradition did Peter the Great bring to Russia from Western Europe? (from Chapter 11, Chapter 3 - Popular - Festive Forms)

2.

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)

3.

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

4.

What event that Rabelais relates does he assert is the origin of the name of the city of Paris? (from Chapter 7, Chapter 2, Language of the Marketplace Cont.)

5.

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

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