Publication details [#5998]

Laucht, Manfred and Theo Herrmann. 1978. Zur Direktheit von Direktiva: Über eine Determinante der Direktheit von Handlungsaufforderungen.
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In a first part, L. and H. theorize about the concept of a speech act plan, which part of it may be executed by a speaker in a conversational setting, and how. In the second part, two experiments are described, investigating the conditions responsible for variation in the directness of requests; their results are put in a theoretical light.