Unformatted text preview: something wrong they could use them or even if someone didnt do anything wrong they would use them. For instance the girl in Frau Trude did nothing wrong but was still turned into a piece of wood and the husband in the trip to Brocken was turned into a donkey because he drank out of a cup that he shouldnt have. The devil seems to play the role of a mentor in these folk tales, the witches get their power from him and carry out tasks that seem fit to be of the devil....
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- Spring '06
- supernatural powers, folk tales, Myers Elliotte