Sentence function

Allofunctional implicature
In linguistics, a sentence function refers to a speaker's purpose in uttering a specific sentence, phrase, or clause.wikipedia
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Implicature

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Implicature
Allofunctional implicature

Sentence (linguistics)

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Sentence (linguistics)
Sentence function

Linguistics

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In linguistics, a sentence function refers to a speaker's purpose in uttering a specific sentence, phrase, or clause.

Communication

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While communication is traditionally defined as the transfer of information, the two terms, under present context, are differentiated as follows below:

Information

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While communication is traditionally defined as the transfer of information, the two terms, under present context, are differentiated as follows below:

Displacement (linguistics)

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But perhaps the most differentiating quality that distinguishes informative sentences from the communicative is that the former more naturally and freely make use of displacement.

Comparison (grammar)

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Though not as erroneous as the above misnomer, there is a clouding that can occur between the slight distinction of the affirmative, and the positive.

Pragmatics

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Or in other words, it is very subtly yet unequivocally implied by process of pragmatics that its function must be changed to another in order for the sentence to make sense in the present context of conversation.

Affirmation and negation

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A declarative statement should not be deemed synonymous with an affirmative one.

Rhetorical question

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Rhetorical question

Interrogative word

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Sentence function