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    matilda Guest

    Talking 109-locutionary

    Hello all

    What do (locutionary force), (illocutionary force), and (pre-locutionary force) mean???
    In what aspects do they differ???

    Thanks if you help

    Matilda

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    Default Re: 109-locutionary

    Rough definitions:
    Locution- words used
    Illocution- purpose of speech act- promising, etc
    Perlocution- effect (desired or not)
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