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Speech act theory by Mind Map: Speech act theory
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Speech act theory

3 levels

illocution

"what wants to be achieved"

perlocution

"what is achieved"

locution

"what is said"

classes of speech acts

declarations

change the world by the utterance

representatives

words that emphasize speaker´s opinion

commissives

commit a speaker to some future action

directives

to cause the hearer to take a particular action

expressives

expresses on the speaker's attitudes and emotions towards the proposition

kinds of speech acts

direct speech act

"please close the window"

indirect speech act

"I´m cold"