Appraisal in Students’ Argumentative Writing

Siagian, Ika Vanesia and Murni, Sri Minda and , Zainuddin (2019) Appraisal in Students’ Argumentative Writing. In: Proceedings of The 4th Annual International Seminar on Transformative Education and Educational Leadership (AISTEEL), 23 – 24 September 2019, Garuda Plaza Hotel, Medan,.

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Appraisal is a system of interpersonal meanings which concerns with evaluation. The evaluation is used to negotiate human social relationship. Attitude is one of interacting domains in appraisal which concerns with feelings such as emotional reactions, judgements of behaviour and evaluation of the things. The feeling can be delivered orally or written. In written form, attitude can be found in argumentative writing as this kind of genre deals with opinion and persuasion. In line with this idea, this study is aimed to investigate types of attitude and its realization used in students argumentative writing. The research was conducted by using qualitative design. The data were words or phrases taken from the students argumentative writing. The data were collected by using documentary technique and identify the words or phrases into types of attitude based on Martin and White theory (2005). The findings showed all types of attitude, i.e. affect, judgement and appreciation are used in students argumentative writing.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Keywords: Appraisal; Attitude; Argumentative Writing
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics > P101 Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar
P Language and Literature > PE English
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN4177 Debating
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z004 Books. Writing. Paleography > Z40 Writing
Divisions: Program Pasca Sarjana
Depositing User: Mrs Catur Dedek Khadijah
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2020 01:49

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