By Iris Hille
This learn makes a speciality of the systematic linguistic research of stereotypical buildings of statements with regards to pact with the satan as they've been recorded in several extant files of early smooth interrogations of ladies accused of witchcraft. in response to a supra-regional textual content corpus comprising greater than 2 hundred interrogation files, the statements of the accused are tested for standardisation traits and for features of neighborhood language utilization; the findings are interpreted opposed to the heritage of political, social and cultural old references. "
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