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with this institution 14 The scholar was to persuade Gargantua by means of a
wise and eloquent oration to return the bells . He was promised , as we have
seen , a handsome " carnivalesque " reward of hose and sausage and wine .
The giant image has here a strong grotesque bodily character . The chapbook
was inspired by the oral folk legend of Gargantua , which lived in folk tradition up
to the time of the " Great Chronicles ” and continues to live in its oral form even ...
A different character is presented by Chapter 11 of the same book ( Gargantua ) .
Gargantua ' s childish amusements are here pictured with the aid of proverbs and
various common expressions . But they follow each other without any logical ...
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ONE Rabelais in the History of Laughter
TWO The Language of the Marketplace in Rabelais
THREE PopularFestive Forms and Images in Rabelais
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