Semantic rather than lexico-grammatical resources as it is attributed to, APPRAISAL serves to negotiate, engage and graduate resources pertaining to affect, judgement and appreciation. This paper focuses on the theoretical and empirical background of APPRAISAL, along with discussion of the impact of such background upon the system per se; it then contrastively analyses different models of APPRAISAL in its course of revision and development; lastly it presents issues regarding drawbacks of APPRAISAL, together with its recently emerging research topics.
|Number of pages||28|
|Journal||Contemporary foreign languages studies|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|