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  • Authors: Ngan, Nguyen Thi Kim; Lan, Nguyen Thi Huong (2020)

  • This paper investigates the use of evaluative language in two articles concerning the destruction of the Earth’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, in 2019. The articles were carefully chosen from prominent newspapers, the New York Times in the USA and VnExpress in Vietnam. The analysis of the evaluative language in the two texts was conducted mainly in terms of their attitudes based on the Appraisal Theory by Martin and White (2005). Moreover, White’s (1998) systemic linguistic approach was utilized in order to reveal both experiential and interpersonal meanings of news text with the use of lexico-grammar as a tool for analysis. One significant feature of the evaluative language i...

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  • Authors: Nguyen, Quang Ngoan; Le, Huu Loc (2019)

  • Appraisal Theory by Martin and White (2005) has increasingly claimed its potential in discourse analysis studies, highlighting the speakers’ and writers’ evaluations of people, entities, and events. This paper adopts Martin and White’s Appraisal framework for the purpose of determining the Affect in the expressives made by the judges of the two reality shows, The Voice UK versus The Voice Vietnam. Specifically, the research addresses itself to discovering which Affect resources are used in the expressive acts by the judges and indicating the resemblances and discrepancies in employing those resources in the expressives by the two groups of judges. The results reveal that all of ...

Browsing by Subject Appraisal

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  • A PRELIMINARY STUDY ON ATTITUDE.pdf.jpg
  • Article


  • Authors: Ngan, Nguyen Thi Kim; Lan, Nguyen Thi Huong (2020)

  • This paper investigates the use of evaluative language in two articles concerning the destruction of the Earth’s largest rainforest, the Amazon, in 2019. The articles were carefully chosen from prominent newspapers, the New York Times in the USA and VnExpress in Vietnam. The analysis of the evaluative language in the two texts was conducted mainly in terms of their attitudes based on the Appraisal Theory by Martin and White (2005). Moreover, White’s (1998) systemic linguistic approach was utilized in order to reveal both experiential and interpersonal meanings of news text with the use of lexico-grammar as a tool for analysis. One significant feature of the evaluative language i...

  • 678.pdf.jpg
  • Article


  • Authors: Nguyen, Quang Ngoan; Le, Huu Loc (2019)

  • Appraisal Theory by Martin and White (2005) has increasingly claimed its potential in discourse analysis studies, highlighting the speakers’ and writers’ evaluations of people, entities, and events. This paper adopts Martin and White’s Appraisal framework for the purpose of determining the Affect in the expressives made by the judges of the two reality shows, The Voice UK versus The Voice Vietnam. Specifically, the research addresses itself to discovering which Affect resources are used in the expressive acts by the judges and indicating the resemblances and discrepancies in employing those resources in the expressives by the two groups of judges. The results reveal that all of ...