Genre- and culture-specific aspects of evaluation: Insights from the contrastive analysis of English and Italian online property advertising

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The aim of this chapter is to illustrate how detailed manual contrastive linguistic analysis comparing equivalent genres produced in two different contexts of culture (England and Italy) may be used to explore the fine variation in the subjective force of evaluative expressions, and, distinguish with some precision between genre- and culture-specific aspects of evaluation.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationContrastive Discourse Analysis: Functional and Corpus Perspectives
EditorsMaite Taboada
Place of PublicationSheffield
PublisherEquinox Publishing Ltd
ISBN (Print)978-1908049759
Publication statusPublished - May 2013

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