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ERIC Number: EJ139536
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Publication Date: 1976
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A Classification of Illocutionary Acts
Searle, John R.
Language in Society, 5, 1, 1-23, Apr 76
Three linguistically significant dimensions of differences between illocutionary acts are outlined which are said to form the basis of a taxonomy of the fundamental classes of illocutionary acts. Five basic kinds of illoctionary acts are defined. An assessment is made of Austin's classification. (Author/RM)
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