Interrogative utterances used as indirect speech acts-expressives in Middle and Early New English

Калитюк, Лілія Петрівна (2012) Interrogative utterances used as indirect speech acts-expressives in Middle and Early New English Вісник Харківського національного університету ім. В.Н. Каразіна (72). pp. 42-46.

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Abstract

The article aims at investigating transpositional potential of interrogative utterances to be used as expressive speech acts in Middle and Early New English. Primary attention is paid to rhetorical questions. The approach is to outline the language units that enable the detection of expressive meaning of interrogative utterances like reproach, pity, regret, groaning. Such utterances are viewed in diachronic perspective, the analysis is based on rich data selected from Middle and Early New English texts representing different literary genres

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: expressive; interrogative utterance; speech act
Subjects: Articles in journals > Збірники наукових праць
Divisions: Institutes > Humanitarian Institute > Chair of German Philology
Depositing User: Надія Володимирівна Говорун
Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2013 09:16
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2015 10:27
URI: http://elibrary.kubg.edu.ua/id/eprint/537

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