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The corpus is constituted of texts that were published from 1998 to 2003 in the media vehicles mentioned above. The selected texts were the ones in which the word sincretismo (in English: syncretism)1 had occurred at least once. This lexis was taken as a socioculturally relevant item in accordance to what was proposed by Raymond Williams (1976). The base category is the lexical relations established with and from the word sincretismo which will be expanded to the category of interdiscursivity, as proposed in the Critical Discourse Analysis.
Frontier Effects and Tidemarks: A Commentary in the Anthropology of Borders 31 Green, Sarah. 2005. Notes from the Balkans: Locating Marginality and Ambiguity on the GreekAlbanian Border. Princeton, NJ, Oxford: Princeton University Press. Green, Sarah. 2009. ‘Lines, Traces and Tidemarks: reflections on forms of borderli-ness’. EastBordNet, COST Action IS0803 Working Paper. Hassner, Pierre. 2002. “Fixed Borders or Moving Borderlands? A New type of Border for a New Type of Entity”. In Zielonka, Jan, ed.