Institutional Discourse [entry]

Alice F. Freed
2015 The International Encyclopedia of Language and Social Interaction   unpublished
An institutional discourse seems intricating and less interesting to study if viewed and compared from the ordinary social conversations. The present study aims to examine metapragmatic functions as the inherent properties within the use of speech acts in Indonesia Lawyers Club which support to characterising the institutional discourse. The data are utterances in an 'exchange' of the discussion Indonesia Lawyers Club which are gathered by using purposive sampling, while the analysis operates
more » ... e mean-and-end technique which is supported by fellicity conditions. The result shows that moderator's power, intonation, metapragmatic description (performative verbs), discourse markers (non verbal gaze, pointing, gesture), evidentials, and metasequential awareness are attached to serve the speech acts in the discussion Indonesia Lawyers Club.
doi:10.1002/9781118611463.wbielsi151 fatcat:wtmn4q44brbi3m7xhmav4kxxie