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Austin vs. Searle’s Taxonomies of Acts. Austin (1955) (“Illocutionary Force”). Searle (1979) (??). 1) Verdictives (deliver finding) “acquit”, “hold”, “describe”, “rank” 2) Exercitives (give decision on) “order”, “command”, “plea”, “announce” 3) Commissives (commit speaker)

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Austin vs searle s taxonomies of acts

Austin vs. Searle’s Taxonomies of Acts

Austin (1955)

(“Illocutionary Force”)

Searle (1979)

(??)

1) Verdictives (deliver finding)

“acquit”, “hold”, “describe”, “rank”

2) Exercitives (give decision on)

“order”, “command”, “plea”, “announce”

3) Commissives (commit speaker)

“promise, “vow”, “pledge”, “swear”

4) Expositives (expound views)

“affirm”, “report”, “describe”, “call”

5) Behabitives (react to others’ behavior)

“apologize”, “congratulate”, “welcome”,

1) Assertives (commit speaker to truth)

B(p) examples??

2) Directives (get hearer to do)

! W(H does A) examples??

3) Commissives (commit speaker to do)

C I(S does A) examples??

4) Expressives (express pysch. state)

E (P) (S/H +property) examples??

5) Declarations (create state thru saying)

D (p) examples??


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