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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 . When Janotus , wearing
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 ...
Such are first of all the names of the main protagonists : Gargantua , Gargamelle ,
Pantagruel , Grangousier . These four names were handed down to the author by
tradition . Two of them , Grangousier ( big gullet ) and Gargamelle ( gullet ) ...
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