Bulletin of Advanced English Studies

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Towards a Typology of Locutionary Strategies: A Case Study of Selected Nigerian Film Discourses

Acheoah John Emike

Language users violate linguistic conventions because meaning is not exhaustive. They control language for effective communication. This study attempts a classification of locutionary (communicative) strategies via an analysis of selected utterances from Nigerian film discourses (recorded conversational ...

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