• Oksana Grischechko Faculty of Linguistics of the South Federal University, Russia, Rostov-on-Don


theory of speech acts, speech acts of manipulation, communicative effect, pragmatics, illocutionary aim


Linguistic manipulation is a relatively new trend studies in the framework of pragmatics and generally defined as any verbal interaction viewed as goal-oriented and goal-preconditioned phenomenon. It is verbal communication described from the perspective of one of the speakers when he sees himself as a subject of manipulation, while his interlocutor plays the role of an object. Speech acts of manipulation expressed through a variety of utterances having a number of specific aims are used to directly or indirectly convey certain meanings. The article suggest a comprehensive analysis of linguistic means used to construct various types of manipulating and motivating speech acts aimed at conveying different tinges of meaning.   


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How to Cite

Grischechko, O. (2013). COMMUNICATIVE EFFECT ACHIEVED THROUGH SPEECH ACTS OF MANIPULATION. International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), 1(2), 144–151. Retrieved from