10. Genre and appraisal theories in Functional Discourse Analysis – with reference to accounts in Dragon Carving and the Literary Mind
Developing Systemic Functional Linguistics - Theory and Application - Fang Yan
Nanjing International Studies University
This chapter examines the genre and evaluation thoughts in a Chinese classic Dragon Carving and the Literary Mind (hereafter, for short, Dragon Carving ), with the aim of drawing insights from this single longest treatise in Chinese literary criticism.