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Functional Transposition of Speech Acts in Narrative Text Segments. C. 51–55

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Section: Philology




Bochkarev Arsenty Igorevich
Postgraduate Student, Novosibirsk State Technical University (Novosibirsk, Russia)


This article is devoted to the problem of the functional speech acts transposition in narrative text segments. Peculiar features of this transposition are defined at the beginning of the article. Then the sequence of speech acts which are connected with each other by rhetorical relations is determined for narrative text segments. Further a narrative text segment is considered to be divided into nucleus and satellites of the first, the second and the third orders. Moreover, the author figures out: the frequency of functional transposition of different parts in a narrative segment, the number of speech acts which are used in these segments and textual functions of speech acts in corresponding rhetorical relations. The analysis of narrative text segments is provided and the main properties of functional speech acts transposition are defined.


illocution, rhetorical relations, textual function, nucleus and satellites of a text segment
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