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Understanding EvilLessons from Bosnia$
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Keith Doubt

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780823227006

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: March 2011

DOI: 10.5422/fso/9780823227006.001.0001

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Evil's Disfigurement of Language

Evil's Disfigurement of Language

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(p.52) 7. Evil's Disfigurement of Language
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Understanding Evil
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Keith Doubt

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fso/9780823227006.003.0007

This chapter analyzes war criminals' mendacious use of language in the media during the Bosnian war. Documentaries, news reports, and world newspapers featured the verbal utterances of Slobodan Milosevic, Ratko Mladic, Zeljko Raznjatovic (Arkan), and Radovan Karadzic. When speaking with a reporter, Milosevic, Mladic, Arkan, and Karadzic were aware of their audience; they anticipated how their audience would perceive them. This awareness influenced what those engaged in evil said and how they said it. The world would think that through these utterances it understood the ineffable events in Bosnia.

Keywords:   Slobadan Milosevic, Ratko Mladic, Zeljko Raznjatovic, Arkan, Radovan Karadzic, war crimes, media, language

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