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One of the four devils , whose name is Pantagruel and who represents water ,
says : “ I fly over the seas , more sprightly than a bird of prey . " During his flights
he becomes saturated with sea salt and is therefore related to the substance that
We have a detailed description of Pantagruel ' s single combat with Werewolf .
This is an interplay of similar images . Werewolf advanced with gaping jaws ( la
gueule ouverte ) , and Pantagruel poured over his enemy some eighteen casks ...
Pantagruel ' s mouth contains an entire universe , a kind of buccal underworld .
Like Epistemon ' s Hades , this hell is also organized as a world " turned inside
out . ” Here , for instance , men are paid not for working but for sleeping . The
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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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