Illocutionary constructions in English: Cognitive motivation and linguistic realization: A study of the syntactic realizations of the directive, commissive and expressive speech acts in English

Illocutionary constructions in English: Cognitive motivation and linguistic realization: A study of the syntactic realizations of the directive, commissive and expressive speech acts in English

by Nuria Del Campo Martinez

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ISBN-13: 9783034312998
Publisher: Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der W
Publication date: 10/17/2013
Pages: 324
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Nuria Del Campo has recently obtained her PhD in Linguistics under the supervision of Professors Francisco José Ruiz de Mendoza and Lorena Pérez at the University of La Rioja. Her research concentrates on the cognitively oriented constructional approach to illocutionary meaning. She has authored papers in national and international journals and has participated in numerous conferences on Pragmatics and Cognitive Linguistics.

Table of Contents

Contents: A cognitive approach to illocution – The speech act of ordering – The speech act of requesting – The speech act of advising – The speech act of offering – The speech act of promising – The speech act of threatening – The speech act of congratulating – The speech act of thanking – The speech act of apologizing – The speech act of pardoning – The speech act of condoling – The speech act of boasting.

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