A boszorkányperek mint közösség- és identitásképző diskurzusok

Petyko, Marton (2015) A boszorkányperek mint közösség- és identitásképző diskurzusok. Magyar Nyelv, 111 (2). pp. 147-162. ISSN 0025-0228

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This paper presents a historical pragmatic analysis of the documents of three witchcraft trials of the early eighteenth century in Borsod County (Hungary). In particular, the author investigates the prosecutor’s own utterances and his interpretation of the witnesses’ testimonies in documents of witchcraft trials as specimens of community and identity forming discourse to see how the prosecutor creates ‘witchcraft’ as a community and ‘witch’ as the culprits’ identity. The paper applies a socio-cognitive model of discursive community and identity formation in analysing the documents of witchcraft trials under discussion

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Magyar Nyelv
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?? witchcraft trialcognitive pragmaticssociolinguistic theory of language usecommunityidentitylinguistics and languagelanguage and linguisticsdiscipline-based research ??
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21 Oct 2015 05:02
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