On Speech Act Verbs

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This essay concerns the analysis of speech act verbs. It offers a range of ideas which form theoretical preliminaries to the analysis of this phenomenon.
[Pragmatics & Beyond, I:4]  1980.  viii, 83 pp.
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Table of Contents
Introduction
1
1. What are Speech Act Verbs?
3
1.0 Introduction
3
1.1 Speech act verbs and their grammatical behavior
6
1.2 The performativity continuum
14
1.3 Summary
18
2. Why bother about Speech Act Verbs?
19
2.1 Introduction
19
2.1 Some reasons to study speech acts
20
2.2 Some faits divers
23
2.3 Some reasons to study speech act verbs
33
2.4 Summary
42
3. How to Analyze Speech Act Verbs
43
3.0 Introduction
43
3.1 The unifying feature of speech act verbs
45
3.2 Some evidence
48
3.3 The magical formula
51
3.4 Some stuffing for the formula
57
3.5 Summary
60
4. How to Account for the Non-Typical Cases
63
4.0 Introduction
63
4.1 The problem illustrated
64
4.2 A possible solution
66
4.3 Summary
71
5. Conclusion
73
Footnotes
75
References
79
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Subjects

Linguistics

Semantics
Pragmatics
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  81453071