Chapter 3. Speech Acts

  1. Laurence R. Horn and
  2. Gregory Ward
  1. Jerrold Sadock

Published Online: 11 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470756959.ch3

The Handbook of Pragmatics

The Handbook of Pragmatics

How to Cite

Sadock, J. (2006) Speech Acts, in The Handbook of Pragmatics (eds L. R. Horn and G. Ward), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470756959.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225478

Online ISBN: 9780470756959

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Keywords:

  • speech;
  • morphology;
  • phonology;
  • semantics;
  • speech act theory

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Austin

  • The Influence of Grice

  • Illocutionary Act Potential

  • Indirect Speech Acts

  • Formal Approaches