Friday, June 18, 2010

On Korean Grandmothers, Authorial Intent, And Authority

Laredo Day 19: when a Korean grandmother asks if you want to eat food. She isn't really asking and you don't really have a choice.

2 comments:

Ched said...

Nice.

It sounds like the illocutionary meaning of the utterance was less than subtle.

donaldkim said...

Glad that you're enjoying Laredo this summer!!