Linguocultural Specificity of Explicit Lexical and Grammatical Axiological Means in Criticism in the English-language Research Paper

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Linguocultural Specificity of Explicit Lexical and Grammatical Axiological Means in Criticism in the English-language Research Paper

Balatska Olena, Fedorenko Yuliia

Article first published online: December 01, 2020 


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 Author Information: 

Balatska Olena, Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Correspondence: balatska.olena@gmail.com

Fedorenko Yuliia, Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Asso¬ciate Professor of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Correspondence: everest388@gmail.com

Citation: 
Balatska, O., Fedorenko, Yu. Linguocultural Specificity of Explicit Lexical and Grammatical Axiological Means in Criticism in the English-language Research Paper [Text] // Linhvistychni Studiyi / Linguistic Studies : collection of scientific papers / Vasyl' Stus 
Donetsk National University; Ed. by Anatoliy Zahnitko. Vinnytsia : Vasyl' Stus DonNU, 2020. Vol. 40(2). Pp. 7-15. ISBN 966-7277-88-7

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.31558/1815-3070.2020.40.2.1

Publication History:

Volume first published online: December 01, 2020
Article received: July 01, 2020, accepted: August 01, 2020 and first published online: December 01, 2020

Annotation.

Статтю присвячено дослідженню лінгвокультурних особливостей використання експліцитних лексико-граматичних засобів вираження негативної оцінки у критичних за-уваженнях у провідному жанрі англомовного наукового дискурсу – статті. Охарактеризо-вано типові експліцитні лексико-граматичні засоби актуалізації аксіологічного змісту у критиці. Встановлено, що їхнє застосування підпадає під вплив групового чинника.

Keywords: English-language scientific discourse, genre, article, criticism, critical remark, negative evaluation, explicit lexicogrammatical means, linguocultural peculiarities.



Abstract.

LINGUOCULTURAL PECULIARITIES OF EXPLICIT LEXICO-GRAMMATICAL MEANS OF NEGATIVE EVALUATION IN CRITICISM IN THE ENGLISH-LANGUAGE RESEARCH ARTICLE

Olena Balatska

Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages, National University Yuri Kond­ratyuk Poltava Polytechnic, Poltava, Ukraine.

Yuliia Fedorenko

Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages, National University Yuri Kond­ratyuk Poltava Polytechnic, Poltava, Ukraine.

Abstract

Background: Notwithstanding the English language has acquired the status of lingua franca, the role of science has been increasing, and scholars have been focusing their attention on English-language scientific discourse and various aspects of its genres, there is still a need for studying criticism in the English-language research articles, in particular characteristics of their explicit lexico-grammatical means of negative evaluation.

Purpose: The purpose of the research is to study linguocultural peculiarities of explicit lexico-grammatical means of negative evaluation in critical remarks in the English-language research articles.

Results: Most critical remarks with explicit lexicogrammatical means of negative evaluation use predicate negation in the English-language research articles from all the analyzed academic disciplines. Object negation and subject negation are less numerous, whereas adverbial modifier negation is rare. The article shows negation of every part of sentence in the form of several models. However, the percentage of using them depends on the academic discipline.

Discussion: The general quantitative characteristics of using explicit lexicogrammatical means in order to verbalize negative evaluation in the critical remarks of English-language research articles vary somewhat depending on the academic discipline, i. e. the impact of the group factor is consi­derable. Comparative studies should focus on specifics of explicit lexicogrammatical means of ne­gative evaluation in critical remarks of English-language and Ukrainian-language research articles.

Keywords: English-language scientific discourse, genre, article, criticism, critical remark, negative evaluation, explicit lexicogrammatical means, linguocultural peculiarities.

Vitae. Olena Balatska is a Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University Yuri Kond­ratyuk Poltava Polytechnic. Her areas of research interest include discourse studies and pragmalinguistics.

Correspondence: balatska.olena@gmail.com

Vitae. Yuliia Fedorenko is a Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor, Asso­ciate Professor of Department of General Linguistics and Foreign Languages at National University “Yuri Kondratyuk Poltava Polytechnic”. Her areas of research interests include theory and practice of foreign language teaching, general linguistics, theory and practice of translation.

Correspondence: everest388@gmail.com


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List of Abbreviations

АНС – англомовна наукова стаття

КЗ – критичне зауваження