The Thought Occurs

The Thought Occurs

Saturday, 2 August 2014

Comment Adjuncts

Type
Examples Of Adverbs
propositional
on whole
asseverative
natural
naturally, inevitably, of course
obvious
obviously, clearly, plainly, of course
sure
doubtless, indubitably, no doubt
qualificative
prediction
predictable
unsurprisingly, predictably, to no-one’s surprise
surprising
surprisingly, unexpectedly
presumption
hearsay
evidently, allegedly, supposedly
argument
arguably
guess
presumably
desirability
desirable: luck
luckily, fortunately
desirable: hope
hopefully
undesirable
sadly, unfortunately
on Subject
wisdom
positive
wisely, cleverly
negative
foolishly, stupidly
morality
positive
rightly, correctly, justifiably
negative
wrongly, unjustifiably
speech-functional
unqualified
persuasive
assurance
truly, honestly, seriously (+ tone 1)
concession
admittedly, certainly, to be sure (+ tone 4)
factual
actually, really, in fact, as a matter of fact
qualified
validity
generally, broadly, roughly, ordinarily, by and large, on the whole
personal engagement
honesty
frankly, candidly, honestly, to be honest
secrecy
confidentially, between you and me
individuality
personally, for my part
accuracy
truly, strictly
hesitancy
tentatively


Halliday & Matthiessen (2004: 130)

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