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  • Granted, you need to move beyond the locutionary, but you also need to begin somewhere.

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  • One of President Obama's favorite locutionary preambles.

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  • One of President Obama's favorite locutionary preambles.

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  • Austin distinguished between several levels of speech act, including these: the locutionary act, the illocutionary act and the perlocutionary act.

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  • An utterance of a sentence, i.e. a locutionary act, by means of which a question is asked is thus an utterance with interrogative force, and when an assertion is made the utterance has assertoric force.

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  • Searle, J. (1968) ˜Austin on locutionary and illocutionary acts™.

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  • Following Austin, Langton distinguishes between locutionary, illocutionary, and perlocutionary acts.

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  • The locutionary act I performed was simply the utterance of a sentence with a particular meaning.

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  • The locutionary content is fixed by the actual contextual facts, so a speaker's intended locutionary content may not be the locutionary content of the utterance he produces.

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  • To go from the locutionary to the illocutionary content, if there is any, the hearer has to infer the communicative intention of the speaker, and to do that, the hearer needs more information.

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