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  • n. Plural form of perlocution.


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  • Alternatively, perlocutions are actions performed by speaking which require some particular effect of the speech in order to be successful.

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  • In it Austin defines two sorts of speech acts, or ˜performatives™: illocutions and perlocutions.

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  • Accordingly in this entry I will consider the relation among speech acts and: semantic content, grammatical mood, speaker-meaning, logically perfect languages, perlocutions, performatives, presuppositions, and implicature.

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  • Austin called these characteristic aims of speech acts perlocutions (1962, p. 101).

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