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Rabelais and His World Quiz

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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

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)

2.

Which grotesque elements does Bakhtin note were included in the procession of the feast of Corpus Christi? (from Chapter 9, Chapter 3 - Popular-Festive Forms)

3.

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

4.

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)

5.

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.)

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