Declarative Illocutionary Point
A declarative illocutionary point is an illocutionary point in which, by making an utterance, a speaker brings into existence the state of affairs described in the propositional content of the utterance.
According to certain analyses, a declarative illocutionary point is one of the five basic purposes that a speaker can have in making an utterance.
- Pronouncing a couple married
- Declaring war