Embodying metaphor, this type of discourse acknowledges the designative mode but employs words that are primarily appraisive
in mode (Fiordo, 1977, p.
Political discourse about the fifties includes two distinct and opposite appraisive
The second section is appraisive
and makes the case for urban planning in a series of sections full of rhetoric and general theory that is contrasted with the existing local situation.
Since the appraisive
term, "theoretical richness," is unexplicated, what is the context in which it should be understood?
When built up these signs tend to arouse the interpretants of a whole host of designative, appraisive
, and prescriptive linguistic utterances which have occurred in their presence.
Some tasks, however, are perforce appraisive
and begin to shift into policy prescription.