Unformatted text preview: . Dismounting e is important because it’s a loss of power. • Picrochole loses everything in one day and is diminished e to a beggar e . A real king is very unlikely to end up like that. • Decrowning of the king – reminiscent e of a carnival e Epic, rhetoric e , carnival Mennipean satire i brings carnivalistic elements Rabelais is interested in breaking down things as much as possible Long complicated plot Dual e perspective, non-coincidence e , experimentality Undermining e authorities Heterogeneity e of styles – intermixture of high and low Last chapters: The Monastery i of Theleme Utopia o /dystopia Unexpected ending...
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- Spring '08
- The Iliad, Picrochole, Friar John Description, carnival Mennipean satire, carnivalistic elements Rabelais