How to do things with words analysis
Working Definitions: beatitudes a kind of formative concerned roughly with reactions to behavior and with behavior towards others and designed to exhibit attitudes and feelings not concerned with motive, concerned with (? ) expositions exposition affirmatives ; the main body of the utterance has generally or often the straightforward form of a statement, but there is an explicit formative verb at I TTS head verdicts: can be descriptive merely of a state of mind Classes: 1.
Locution act is the performance of an utterance, and hence of a speech act. Phonetic Act the act of making a sound, uttering certain noises b.
Pathetic Act uttering certain words or evocable, noises that belong to a certain vocabulary c. Rhetoric Act performing an act with the evocable with a certain more or less definite sense and reference a. 2. Locution term created by Austin. Informing, ordering, warning, undertaking 3.
Persecution a speech act that produces certain consequential effects upon the feelings, Houghton, or actions of the audience.
What we bring about by saying something ( such h as convincing, persuading, deterring, surprising or misleading) Phone (unit of language) vs. Rhyme (unit of speech) Discussion Questions 1 . Does a “not pure” beatitudes need emotions.. vs.
an explicit formative.. Peg 83 Peg. 88 Pure Explicit Affirmatives: Not Pure Explicit Affirmatives: 1) I forecast, predict 1) I foresee, expect, anticipate 2) I endorse, assent to 2) I agree with that opinion 3) I question whether it is so 3) I wonder whether it is so
What differences and variations did you notice between these affirmatives? Dusting gushing characteristics? 2. P. 97 Can we perform a rhetoric act without referring or without naming ? Does a ere tic act need to contain both a phonetic and pathetic act? 3.
P. 92 “When we issue any utterance whatsoever, are not doing something? Certain y the ways in which we talk about ‘action’ are liable here, as elsewhere, to be confusing” 4. P. 98 Rhyme vs..
Phone. A. Discuss the difference between speech and language? B. Which does Vim’s Watson use in Jeopardy?
C. Is one or the other used in intelligence speech? 5. Where does the distinction between locution and persecution occur? For example, if I were to warn someone of something, at what point does my locution n, my argument or speech, become a persecution, that is, at what point would I have convince cede them? Since persuasion is so different for different people ( both the convincer and the peers on to be convinced ) What factors affect the distinction between persecution and locution? Since it is a spectrum, can it ever be programmed?