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Rosaldo, Michelle Z. 1982. The things we do with words: Ilongot speech acts and speech act theory in philosophy. Language in Society 11 : 203–237.
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Language as a subject
Person as a subject
Analysis of speech acts in Ilongot (Philippines). In the process of describing Ilongot ways of speaking, the author also points out some problematic areas in the Theory of Speech Acts, as formulated by J. Searle.