ERIC Number: EJ282873
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Making Implicit Knowledge Explicit: A Review of Four Theories Analyzing Language by Function.
Staab, Claire F.
Language Sciences, v5 n1 p21-35 Apr 1983
Reviews and synthesizes speech act analysis (Austin and Searles), politeness phenomena (Brown and Levinson), rules affecting speaking (Hymes), and activity analysis (Wittgenstein). Advances the notion that the theories are complementary rather than contradictory. (EKN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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