Friday, 21 November 2014

Processes Of Perception: Agnate Ascriptive Process

Halliday & Matthiessen (1999: 142-3): 
Processes of perception are unique among the different types of sensing in that they are agnate to a set of relational processes of ascription, those that ascribe an Attribute in terms of the way in which it presents itself to our senses, as in Madam, you’ll look like a tulip.