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Appears in Collections:Faculty of Social Sciences Journal Articles
Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: Apreciando a literatura: Um estudo sobre a fala de alunos de Letras
Other Titles: Appreciating literature: A study of language undergraduates' spoken discourse
Authors: Viana, Vander
Granja, Shepherd Tania Maria
Contact Email: vander.viana@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Appraisal
Attitude
Appreciation
literature
focus group
spoken production
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
Citation: Viana V & Granja Shepherd TM (2007) Apreciando a literatura: Um estudo sobre a fala de alunos de Letras, Letras and Letras (UFU), 23 (1), Art. No.: 12, pp. 167-183.
Abstract: According to Rothery and Stenglin (2000), one of the objectives of literary education is to provide language students with strategies which enable them to articulate opinions containing emotional, ethic and/or aesthetic values. The present article reports an investigation on how first-year undergraduates at a public university in Rio de Janeiro articulate appraisals in their mother tongue in terms of the aesthetic quality of poems. To this end, the work describes data collection using focus group discussions (cf. BARBOUR; KITZINGER, 1999) and the analysis of such corpus by means of Martin and Rose’s (2003) system, which focuses on the language of Attitude. With the help of a concordancer, the most frequent lexical items and the clusters they formed are extracted and analyzed. Finally, the article discusses how far the research subjects are capable of articulating the types of aesthetic opinions referred to by Rothery and Stenglin (2000).
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/23302
URL: http://www.seer.ufu.br/index.php/letraseletras/article/view/25282/14075
Rights: Published under a Creative Commons-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives licence. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
Affiliation: Education
Rio de Janeiro State University

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