Appraisal in the Jakarta Post Article Entitled “Ending Poverty, Ending Violence Against Women”
The study aims at investigating types of appraisals in the Jakarta Post article entitled Ending Poverty, Ending Violence against Women and finding out which appraisal is mostly occurred in the article. The procedures of data collection were a) identifying the appraisal items; b) classifying the appraisal items; c) calculating the occurrence of each category; d) summarizing the kinds of appraisal items; e) interpreting the appraisal items. The obtained data were analyzed quantitatively. The result shows that appreciation, affect, judgment, and amplification are used in the article; and the most dominant category used is judgment.