Language Patterns And Attitude

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Show simple item record Bednarek, MA 2010-05-28T09:57:12Z 2009-01
dc.identifier.citation Functions of Language, 2009, 16 (2), pp. 165 - 192
dc.identifier.issn 0929-998X
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.description.abstract Interpersonal or evaluative meaning has been described in systemic functional linguistics with the help of appraisal theory (Martin & White 2005), which distinguishes between different types of evaluation. One sub-system of APPRAISAL is ATTITUDE, which is further divided into APPRECIATION, JUDGEMENT and AFFECT. This paper uses corpus-linguistic evidence to investigate how far linguistic patterns support this classification, and whether they can be used as a 'diagnostic' for distinguishing types of ATTITUDE (as has been proposed in appraisal theory). It argues that two different aspects of APPRAISAL need to be considered: the kinds of attitudinal lexis (in terms of evaluative standards which are inscribed in this lexis) and the kinds of attitudinal targets or types of attitudinal assessment, and that this distinction has not been sufficiently considered in appraisal theory so far. A preliminary classification of attitudinal lexis is also suggested, and a new sub-category of ATTITUDE proposed (COVERT AFFECT).
dc.publisher John Benjamins
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1075/fol.16.2.01bed
dc.title Language Patterns And Attitude
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Functions of Language
dc.journal.volume 2
dc.journal.volume 16
dc.journal.number 2 en_US
dc.publocation Amsterdam/Philadelphia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 165 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 192 en_US FASS.Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2004 Linguistics
dc.personcode 104228
dc.percentage 100 en_US Linguistics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000271304800001 en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences/Education Group
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Research in Learning and Change
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)

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