jueves, 4 de mayo de 2017


J. Austin distinguishes constatives and performatives as two different parts of the speech.
Constatives are sentences that describe something as true or false; while performatives are sentences that denotes actions.
Some words are actions and they are called speech acts; examples of that are ordering, promising, apologizing, warning, sentencing or marrying.
Performatives must be authoritative, understood, clear and able to be executed for the act to be a felicity condition.

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