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SPEECH ACTS by Mind Map: SPEECH ACTS
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SPEECH ACTS

Felicity conditions

Context and roles of participants

Indirect speech acts

a different meaning from the apparent surface meaning

form and function are not directly related

part of everyday life

express politeness

communicate the literal meaning that the words conventionally express

Interactional/transactional function

Social dimension

Cultural dimension

Direct speech acts

Speech act theory (Austin)

Classes (Searle)