List of Figures List of Tables Acknowledgements Preface Introduction Attitude: Ways of Feeling Engagement and Graduation: Alignment, Solidarity and the Construed Reader Evaluative Key: Taking a Stance Enacting Appraisal: Text Analysis References Index
This is the first comprehensive account of the Appraisal Framework. The underlying linguistic theory is explained and justified, and the application of this flexible tool, which has been applied to a wide variety of text and discourse analysis issues, is demonstrated throughout by sample text analyses from a range of registers, genres and fields.
Only comprehensive description of the Appraisal Framework as a tool for discourse analysis, developed over a decade by the authors
Discourse analysis and communication are key areas of study and research
The book provides worked examples throughout, drawn from a range of text and spoken sources
J.R. ('Jim') Martin leading discourse analyst, author of many books and a 'world' name for this approach to language and affect