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ERIC Number: EJ171922
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How to Refer to One's Own Words: Speech-Act Modifying Adverbials and the Performative Analysis
Mittwoch, Anita
Journal of Linguistics, 13, 2, 177-89, Sep 77
The performative analysis claims that every sentence we utter refers to our utterance of it, and has a higher performative clause of the form "I plus Verb plus You." This paper deals with data that have been used to support this analysis, and shows that they do not confirm it. (CHK)
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