The Analysis of Illocutionary Acts in Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain


  • Kodirova Kholida Khayriddin kizi


false discourse, locutionary act, illocutionary acts, perlocution, directives, commissive, expressive, representatives, utterance, declaration.


In this research, the researcher focused on finding the types of false illocutionary act, the context of illocutionary act and whether Tom Sawyer’s utterances affected to the addressee    while performing the perlocutionary acts. The theories represented by George Yule and Dell Hymes were the main basis for this research in order to answer the research questions. There were five types of illocutionary act, such as: representatives, directives, commissive, expressive and declarations. The results showed that there were several types of false utterance which can be categorized into statements of fact, assert, conclusion, inform, affirm, and report. Directive utterances in the form of commands, orders, insist, ask, entreat. Commissive appeared in the form of commit, promising, refuse, wishing and threatening while expressive which appear in the form of complimenting, deploring, greeting, mocking, thanking, praising, apologizing, and leave-taking




How to Cite

Kodirova Kholida Khayriddin kizi. (2022). The Analysis of Illocutionary Acts in Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain. Miasto Przyszłości, 28, 324–328. Retrieved from