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Years ‘what is transmissible among unlikely to be’ Modified by there is no humans basis for 7 there is no scientific basis for ‘what is likely the dramatic public warnto be’ ings that are being issued Indicated by . . in the grip of; hysteria Modified by appears to be 32 Corpus Approaches to Evaluation estimate and so on. 2 such categorisation was avoided in favour of far less rigorous ‘rough paraphrases’. For this reason, the tables represent commentaries on, rather than analyses of, the examples they relate to.

As will be seen in Chapter 4, corpus studies effectively answer a different set of questions. The purpose of this book is to identify what kind of questions they are and how the answers might be arrived at. g. Hunston 1993a, 1993b, 1994, 2000a). In Hunston (1989) it was presented as one function of evaluation, alongside ‘value’ and ‘relevance’. As noted in Chapter 2, of the three suggested concepts, status is the one that may still have some currency. 3). 4) takes us beyond written text into the world of documentary fi lms, and considers how ‘status’ might be applied to visual texts as well as verbal ones.

The writer’s own voice is subordinated to that of Rajagopalan and might be overlooked completely. However, in He thus characterises LI as motivated by romantic imagination and religious credos the writer’s voice as interpreter of Rajagopalan’s views is much stronger. Secondly, the specifi c noun or verb chosen in the attribution affects status. Although attribution itself devolves responsibility for the proposition (and thus makes the averred alignment between word and world less exact), the choice of verb or noun allows the writer either to reclaim that responsibility or to distance him/herself still further.

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