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Specializations => Semantics and Pragmatics => Topic started by: vox on May 07, 2018, 04:17:10 PM

Title: Acceptation speech act
Post by: vox on May 07, 2018, 04:17:10 PM
I accept your invitation
I tend to see acceptation as a "non-mandatory commitment" (I don’t know if it’s possible!), therefore as a commissive speech act. Am I right ?