Dialogues as sequences of speech acts considering the illocutive particles
Present-day German is notorious for its extensive use of particles of all kinds. This paper discusses a very important linguistic problem of dialogues as sequences of speech acts with special consideration of the illocutive particles. The article deals with speech particles that can be used by the Speaker to govern the Hearer’s understanding of the speech. The aim of the paper is to join in the discussion about the role of particles in the speech acts and their direct correlation in the dialogues.