MULTI-FACETED CHARACTER OF IMPLICIT EVALUATION EXPRESSING THE CATEGORY “FRIEND OR FOE” IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

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 The article is focused on the analysis of implicit evaluation involved in the expression of the category “friend or foe” in the English language. Implicit evaluation expressing category “friend or foe” is viewed as a multilayer phenomenon, specific features of which are revealed through definitional and contextual analysis. An interpretation of specificity of implicit evaluation semantics expressing “friend or foe” relations in English is offered in the article.

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A. A. Matveeva

the Dept. of English Language, Bashkir State University, Ufa, 450076, Russian Federation.

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Email: morenov.sv@ssau.ru
ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1825-0097

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