On Perlocutionary Act

Qiang KANG

Abstract


This article focuses on the neglected field in speech acts theory – perlocutionary act. Through the analysis of the nature of language, we can see the importance of it and the characteristics of it. At last, this essay tries to raise the relatively complete definition of perlocutionary act.

Key words: Perlocutionary act; Characteristics; Definition


Keywords


Perlocutionary act; Characteristics; Definition

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.sll.1923156320130601.1582

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