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Query Details

Query Subject:   Need Resources on Speech Act Theory
Author:   Jan Dowell
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Linguistic LingField(s):  Discourse Analysis
Linguistic Theories

Query:   Hi. I'm interested in how questions are standardly classified by speech
act theorists.

I'm guessing Searle would classify them as directives, but that doesn't
seem a good classification for a question asked by someone wondering
aloud. I'm sure there is good literature on this...could you help me find
papers that might represent some recent or classic thought on this


Jan Dowell
LL Issue: 23.1244
Date posted: 12-Mar-2012


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