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No Utterances Type of Speech Act Context of situation

1. Whats happening now? Literal direct a. Setting and scene


- Setting : Living room
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker :
Normans Grandma
- Addressee : Norman
c. Ends
To ask the addressee
about what is going on the
movie being watched by
the participants
d. Act of sequence
The participants involved
in the speech event watch
a horror movie, as the
screen turns black, the
speaker becomes curious
about what is going on
and decides to ask the
addressee
e. Key
The speaker looks serious;
utters the speech act with
falling tone and emphasis
on the word now
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
2. The zombie is eating her
head,
Grandma.
Literal direct
3. Thats not very nice.
Whats he
doing that for?
Literal direct
4. Because hes a zombie.
Thats what
they do.
Literal direct
5. Well hes going to ruin his
dinner. Im sure if they just
bothered to sit down and
talk it
through itd be a different
Literal direct
story.
6. Norman! Didnt I tell you
to take
out the garbage?
Literal indirect
7. Tell him to turn up the
thermostat
too, will ya? My feet are
like
ice.
Literal direct
8. Hi. Whatcha watching in
there?
Literal direct
9. Sex and violence. Literal direct
10. Oh. Thats nice. Nonliteral direct a. Setting and scene
- Setting : kitchen
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker :
Sandra Babcock
(Normans mother)
- Addressee : Norman
- Another hearer : Perry
Babcock ( Normans
father )
c. Ends
To show disagreement
toward what is done by
the addressee in which the
addressee watched a
movie with sex and
violence themes
d. Act of sequence
As the addressee enters
the kitchen, the speaker
greets him, the addresse
responds shortly. Then,
the other hearer enters the
conversation
e. Key
The speaker looks
dissapointed. She utters
the speech act with weak
voice
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
11. Cant you be like other Literal indirect
kids your
age and pitch a tent in the
yard,
or have a healthy interest in
carpentry?
12. I thought you said kids my
age
were too busy shoplifting
and
joyriding?
Literal direct
13. Courtney, be nice. Literal direct
14. Dad? Grandma says, Can
you turn
up the heating? Her feet
are
cold.
Literal direct
15. How many times do we
have to go
through this, Son? Your
grandmother is dead!
Literal indirect a. Setting and scene
- Setting : kitchen
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker : Perry Babcock
(Normans father)
- Addressee : Norman
- Another hearer : Sandra
Babcock (Normans
mother) and Courtney
(Normans sister)
c. Ends
To state that the topic
being talked has been
discussed for many times,
to show reluctence in
talking it again.
d. Act of sequence
As the addressee enters
the kitchen, he tells the
speaker to turn on the
heating like what the spirit
of his grandmother told
him. This makes other
participants surprised and
the speaker utters the
speech act.
e. Key
The speaker utters the
speech act with angry
expression and loud voice.
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
16. Then why do you keep on
talking to
her?
Literal direct
17. Because she talks back! Literal direct
18. O-M-G, you are such a
liar!
Literal direct
19. Im not making this up! I
swear!
She talks to me all the
time!
Literal direct
20. Oh yeah? Prove it! Literal direct
21. She said its not very
ladylike to
hide photos of the High
School
quarterback with his shirt
off in
your underwear drawer.
Literal direct
22. I knew it! Youve been
sneaking
around in my personal
stuff!
Literal direct
23. No I havent! Grandma
told me!
Liteal direct
24. You are the worst! Literal direct
25. Norman, I know you and
Grandma
were very close, but we all
have
to move on. Grandmas in
a better
place now.
Literal direct
26. No shes not, shes in the
living
room.
Literal direct
27. Your grandmother was old
and sick,
and she died. Thats all
there is
to it!
Literal direct
28. Perry, this is just part of the
mourning process.
Literal direct
29. Stop indulging him! Literal direct
30. Im nothing if
Im not liberal, but that
Nonliteral indirect a. Setting and scene
- Setting : kitchen
limpwristed,
hippie garbage needs to
be nipped in the bud!
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker : Perry Babcock
(Normans father)
- Addressee : Sandra
Babcock (Normans
mother)
- Another hearer : Norman
c. Ends
To convince and ask the
addressee to make
Norman stop his strange
habit; talking about the
dead.
d. Act of sequence
A quarrel occurs when
both the speaker and
addressee try to convince
another hearer, Norman,
that his grandmother has
already died. In the
middle of the quarrel, the
speaker utters this speech
act.
e. Key
Clear and loud voice.
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
31. What do you want, Alvin? Literal direct
32. Why dont you see some
more
ghosts, goober?
Literal indirect
33. You stink of illiteracy!
(a beat)
Pilgrims? The Mayflower?
Dont any
of you know anything
about the
history of this town?
Literal indirect
34. So lets try it again. Top of
page
six, Norman.

35. Norman! Are you listening
to me,
boy?

36. Sorry, Mrs Henscher.
37. Norman, wait up!
38. I keep telling you, Neil. I
like
to be alone.
Literal indirect
39. So do I. Lets do it
together!
You shouldnt let them get
you
down. They always do
stuff like
that to me.

40. Theres something you
really need
to know! This is the most
important thing you will
ever
hear! The fate of everyone
depends
on it! Now listen close...
The
witchs curse is real, and
youre
the one who has to stop it!

41. NEIL
Can you see ghosts? Like,
everywhere? All the time?
NORMAN
Uh, yeah?

42. NEIL
Can you stop doing that?
Its
kinda stupid.
MITCH
Now listen to me, you
dont need
to be hanging out with
weird
people. Thats a tip.

43. NEIL
Hes around here
somewhere...
(a beat)
So does everyone come
back as a
ghost?
No. My grandma told me
its
usually people who still
have

stuff to figure out. Or
sometimes
its the ones who died
suddenly,
or in a bad way.
44. NEIL (CONTD)
Why dont you try?
NORMAN
Cos I dont really, uh...
You can
go.
NEIL
No, no, its fun! Try it!
NORMAN
No I dont want to.

45. No its okay. You can
throw it.
NEIL
No, cmon, its really fun.
NORMAN
Here. You go first.
NEIL
No, you try it. I already
went
like fifty times.

46. Did he say the dead are
coming?
PERRY BABCOCK
(nervous laughing)
No, no, no!

47. Ew! Couldnt you use
another
stall?
PRENDERGHAST
GHOST
My ghost isnt going
anywhere
until I pass on my duty to
another! And that would be
you!

48. PRENDERGHAST
GHOST (CONT'D)
Get the book and read from
it!
Before the sun sets tonight!
NORMAN
But this is crazy!

49. PRENDERGHAST
GHOST
Sorry kid, Im done here!

Im
free! Im finally free!
NORMAN
Wait! No, you cant leave
now!
Please! I dont understand.
50. You wanna play some
hockey?
Norman SIGHS.
NORMAN
Ive kinda got other things
on my
mind right now.

51. NEIL
So you wanna come play a
bit
later?
NORMAN
Didnt you hear what I just
said?!
NEIL
Yeah, but I thought my
idea was
less likely to get us eaten.

52. NORMAN
Just go home, Neil. Im
better off
on my own anyway.
NEIL
But...
NORMAN
Go home!
Norman reaches up and
closes the window. Neils
shoulders
sag and he turns away.

53. NORMAN
So its your... duty?
GRANDMA BABCOCK
In a manner of speaking...
NORMAN
And youd do it no matter
what?
GRANDMA BABCOCK
Of course.
NORMAN
Even if it was something
really
scary...

54. COURTNEY (O.S.)
You better not be sneaking
out you
little weirdo!
55. MITCH (O.S.)
Neil! Will you get the
door?
NEIL
Im busy!
MITCH (O.S.)
Are you freeze-framing
Moms
aerobics DVD again?

56. MITCH (O.S.)
Neil! Would it kill you to
get off
your butt and answer the
door?

57. MITCH
Hey Neil! You come here a
minute?
Theres a girl asking for
you.

58. COURTNEY
No, its fine. He sucks. But
I
really gotta make sure he
doesnt
die or anything tonight.
Will you
help me? Please?
Mitch gets an eyeful of her
best damsel in distress act,
then SIGHS.
MITCH
Okay... I guess I should go
get
some clothes on.

59. ALVIN
Are they gonna try to eat
our
brains?!
NORMAN
I think youll be safe.
ALVIN
Oh, thank God!

60. MITCH
Whoa! Look at that sky!

61. Is everyone okay?
Courtney & Neil : No

62. COURTNEY
So hes okay?
MITCH
Uh... not exactly.
COURTNEY
What? What did you just
say?
63. COURTNEY (O.S.)
Sorry, who are you?
ALVIN (O.S.)
Im Alvin. Im in his class.

64. NORMAN
Uh, guys... maybe we
should
actually drive away now.
MITCH
Oh, right.

65. COURTNEY
Why dyou have to go and
get
everyone involved in all
your
weird stuff?!
NORMAN
Well, you werent
supposed to
follow me, were you?
NEIL
Sorry. My fault. When Im
nervous
I get mouth diarrhoea.

66. COURTNEY
Well you better think of
something
quick!
Norman wracks his brain.
NEIL
I have an idea!

67. COURTNEY
Mitch, do something!

68. SANDRA BABCOCK
I really think it might help
if
you tried to see things from
his
point of view.
PERRY BABCOCK
I dont want to.

69. PERRY BABCOCK
Delinquent drivers! Where
are the

police when you need
them?
70. NORMAN
Does anyone know how to
pick a
lock?
Everyone immediately
looks at Alvin.
ALVIN
Sure. Picking locks is my
thing.

71. COURTNEY
Great! Im super psyched!
This is
turning into the most fun
night
ever!
Nonliteral direct
72. MITCH
I really hate these places.

73. NORMAN
Come on! No, thats not it.
Time
is running out!

74. SHERIFF HOOPER
What do you think youre
doing,
firing at civilians? That is
for
the police to do!
DEPUTY DWAYNE
Its okay Sheriff, weve
only been
shooting at the dead ones!
Its
the living dead, come to
take us
all to Hell! We gotta stop
them
before they get away!

75. MITCH
That sound. Yknow what
that is?
Thats not awesome...
things...
NORMAN
Guys, come on!
ALVIN
Just give it up, weiner!
NORMAN
We have to keep trying!

76. COURTNEY
Norman, you need to stop
all this
weird stuff and start living
in
the real world!
NORMAN
Everyone in the real world
thinks
Im a freak! And you know
what,
maybe theyre right, maybe
I am a
freak! But I never asked for
your
help... just go! Get out!

77. DEAD JUDGE
What will you do?
NORMAN
Something nobody ever did
before.
Ive gotta go talk to her.

78. Sandra turns despairingly
to the crowd behind her.
SANDRA BABCOCK
Can you stop being a mob
for just
one minute?!

79. CRYSTAL
So theyre not going to hurt
us?
NORMAN
No, does it look like any of
them
are trying to hurt you?
Theyre
just people. At least they
used to
be. Just stupid people who
should
have known better.



No Utterances Type of Speech Act Context of situation
1. Whats happening now? Literal direct a. Setting and scene
- Setting : Living room
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker :
Normans Grandma
- Addressee : Norman
c. Ends
To ask the addressee
about what is going on the
movie being watched by
the participants
d. Act of sequence
The participants involved
in the speech event watch
a horror movie, as the
screen turns black, the
speaker becomes curious
about what is going on
and decides to ask the
addressee
e. Key
The speaker looks serious;
utters the speech act with
falling tone and emphasis
on the word now
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
2. Oh. Thats nice. Nonliteral direct a. Setting and scene
- Setting : kitchen
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker :
Sandra Babcock
(Normans mother)
- Addressee : Norman
- Another hearer : Perry
Babcock ( Normans
father )
c. Ends
To show disagreement
toward what is done by
the addressee in which the
addressee watched a
movie with sex and
violence themes
d. Act of sequence
As the addressee enters
the kitchen, the speaker
greets him, the addresse
responds shortly. Then,
the other hearer enters the
conversation
e. Key
The speaker looks
dissapointed. She utters
the speech act with weak
voice
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
3. How many times do we
have to go
through this, Son? Your
grandmother is dead!
Literal indirect a. Setting and scene
- Setting : kitchen
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker : Perry Babcock
(Normans father)
- Addressee : Norman
- Another hearer : Sandra
Babcock (Normans
mother) and Courtney
(Normans sister)
c. Ends
To state that the topic
being talked has been
discussed for many times,
to show reluctence in
talking it again.
d. Act of sequence
As the addressee enters
the kitchen, he tells the
speaker to turn on the
heating like what the spirit
of his grandmother told
him. This makes other
participants surprised and
the speaker utters the
speech act.
e. Key
The speaker utters the
speech act with angry
expression and loud voice.
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre
4. Im nothing if
Im not liberal, but that
limpwristed,
hippie garbage needs to
be nipped in the bud!
Nonliteral indirect a. Setting and scene
- Setting : kitchen
- Scene : Informal
b. Participants
- Speaker : Perry Babcock
(Normans father)
- Addressee : Sandra
Babcock (Normans
mother)
- Another hearer : Norman
c. Ends
To convince and ask the
addressee to make
Norman stop his strange
habit; talking about the
dead.
d. Act of sequence
A quarrel occurs when
both the speaker and
addressee try to convince
another hearer, Norman,
that his grandmother has
already died. In the
middle of the quarrel, the
speaker utters this speech
act.
e. Key
Clear and loud voice.
f. Instrumentalities
English language with
casual register
g. Norms
Not strict
h. Genre
No specific genre