However, during the abduction, Brown was shot in the arm while struggling, a violent subact
by Lake that appeared to have elements of both reactive and instrumental violence.
(42) so you have officially been given a new job (London-Lund Corpus 2 7 425) (43) it was Serena who discovered that she'd got married (London-Lund Corpus 2 14 88) In some languages, a Subact
may be marked with the pragmatic function Topic, signaling how the Communicated Content relates to information which is being built up in the contextual component.
(2) A right S-act A is U - (P) if and only if for every a [member of] A there exists a subact
B of A such that a [member of] B and B satisfies Condition (P).
(4) SA stands for 'Subact
' in terms of Hengeveld and Mackenzie (2008)
This approach can also handle interpersonal (and evaluative) adjectives, which do not restrict the SENSE of a lexeme but rather modify in various ways TUE SUBACT
of referring, by expressing the evaluation by the speaker toward the referent.
Since contrast does not occur as a single pragmatic function, contrastive constituents can be labeled in terms of FDG as 'Subacts
' (SAs) with multiple pragmatic functions.