Compliment as intentional state and a manipulative device

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The article discusses the communicative situation of complimentary utterances from the angle of the speech acts theory. Cognitive aspects of such utterances are being discussed. The analogy between intentional states and speech acts is shown. Special attention is given to the cognitive grounds of the phenomenon under discussion and to its display in communicative acts. It is also shown how communicators can manipulate with the help of compliments.

F I Kartashkova

rector@ivanovo.ac.ru
Ivanovo State University
Ermak str., 39, Ivanovo, Russia, 153025

N B Maltseva

spbu@spbu.ru
Saint-Petersburg State University
7/9, University embankment, Saint-Petersburg, 199034

A A Knyazeva

rector@ivanovo.ac.ru
Ivanovo State University
Ermak str., 39, Ivanovo, Russia, 153025

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