Boccaccio Decameron 3. Rabelais Gargantua and Pantagruel: Explain the role of the body in the comic tradition

Write it in a thesis-based analytical essay that draws on evidence from these three texts. 1. Plautus’ Menaechmi

2. Boccaccio Decameron 3. Rabelais Gargantua & Pantagruel
Here is the link to the three texts: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8qz8fpttnexq1rt/_UbV5d7mVE
You are using these three texts to talk about comedy as a whole as you experience in these texts. You have to

figure out one thing in common which these three texts have. You can talk about one of these topics: grotesque

realism, the role of human body, the abjection of women/men, or sexual abjection. Make sure you pick one topic

only for the THESIS and then develop it in the body paragraphs. You have to quotes from each text to support your

argument. Minimum 1 quote from each text.

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