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Praise and abuse are , so to speak , the two sides of the same coin . ... Though
divided in form they belong to the same body , or to the two bodies in one , which
abuses while praising and praises while abusing . ã ® This is why in familiar ...
The whole simultaneously praises and abuses . Praise and abuse may be
aligned or divided among private voices , but in the whole they are fused into
ambivalent unity . Praise and abuse are mixed in Rabelais not only in the author '
s words ...
tion of both praise and abuse . This dual meaning already existed in the old
French language and was fully preserved at the time of Rabelais ( though the
negative element of this word , blame , is somewhat mitigated ) . Only later did
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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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