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THE SPEECH ACT FUNCTION OF EQs
ASSERTION QUALIFIERS AND QUESTION QUALIFIERS
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adjective adverbs anse/consider assertion qualifiers basis causes odour certainty chapter Chicago Linguistic Society commitment complement conclusion Consider context conversationally conveys corresponding declarative sentence deleted describe distinguish drop of wine English epistemic modal epistemic qualifiers EQing function evaluation experiencer predicates express the speaker's expresses a subjective fact fear in human following example following sentence guess hearer illocutionary force indicate inference interpreted John Kiparsky Lakoff Mary matrix meaning mental experience modal auxiliaries modal logic natural language negation negative polarity items observe onymous opinion verbs parenthetical clause passive perception position possible pragmatic function predicates expressing presupposition Professor X properties proposition is true PROPOSITIONAL ATTITUDE PREDICATES refers regarded seems semantic field sentence containing signals situation speaker expresses speech act Stockholm Studies subjective opinion suggests suppose Swedish syntactic tag question tanka term third person tion touched a drop Transformational Grammar tycka tycker tyckte unqualified assertion utterance