Evaluation in Text: Authorial Stance and the Construction of Discourse

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Susan Hunston, Geoff Thompson
Oxford University Press, 2000 - Medical - 225 pages
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Long neglected as a focus of linguistic research, evaluation in its various guises is now being recognized as a crucial aspect of any study of discourse. In this book, writers coming from different standpoints are brought together, providing a unique profile of the topic from several perspectives. These perspectives include: Systemic Linguistics, Narrative, Corpus Linguistics, and Discourse Analysis.

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Contents

A Stylistic Study of Some Features of
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CorpusBased Analysis of Evaluative Lexis
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Adverbial Marking of Stance in Speech and Writing
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