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manner of speech

expression

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a sound or combination of sounds that symbolizes and communicates a meaning

a word or group of words forming a unit and conveying meaning

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They, together, give birth to the locutionary context.
List locutionary verbs in the poem and describe their function.
Austin (1962) proposes that in producing an utterance a speaker performs three acts simultaneously: a locutionary an illocutionary and a perlocutionary act.
A locutionary act is the utterance of sounds that have sense and reference and therefore meaning; the illocutionary act--Austin himself talked rather of illocutionary force--is what the speaker does or intends to do in saying what he or she says; whereas the perlocutionary act or force is what the speaker achieves through saying what is said.
Austin's three levels of speech acts: locutionary, illocutionary, and perlocutionary.
Austin insists that sentences that convey referential information form locutionary acts: many utterances do not state anything and cannot be evaluated for their truth (they are illocutionary performances).
208), the 'zero-point' of a locutionary act (Lyons 1995, p.
Austin distinguishes locutionary, illocutionary and perloculationary acts, each defining a specific instance of where a saying is a doing.
named and unnameable, locutionary and perlocutionary, thematic and crystalline" (163)--which increasingly shifts from the former to the latter in an exemplary fashion in his late works.
In order to interpret Riel's speech-act, we must try to recover the historical meaning of his locutionary act, that is, "the sense and reference of the terms included" in the mere act of saying something.
Understanding them necessarily involves the grammar of character: to grasp their illocutionary force (and not merely their locutionary meaning) it is essential to posit an agent who bears responsibility for the oath or promise, and who, furthermore, subsists as a continuous identity that carries the consequences of the oath or promise.
1975) based their classification on the theory of speech acts proposed by Austin (1962), who suggested that a speech act consists of a locutionary act (what is said), an illocutionary act (the intention behind what is said), and a perlocutionary act (the effect of what is said).
Kaplan) utterance is a situation in which an agent performs a locutionary act--thus implicating a language and various propositional attitudes (184).
Locutionary utterances accomplish the act of saying something: in the speech-act "He said 'close the door,'" I perform the act of speech, that is, I perform the act of conveying information about someone closing a door.
In this presentation I explain, on the one hand, how from a realism of the act of being as perfection there can be found the place that corresponds to human knowing, as manifestive and as locutionary.