TableĀ 2

Henry's voices: speech acts

Who speaks?CommandsHow often?Other speech actsHow often?Totals
PlantsTo go somewhere, take clothes off, not do something14Praise, encouragement, general statement620
People Henry knows in real lifeTo go somewhere, not do something3Request for information, consolation25
Disembodied/unattributed voicesTo go somewhere, not do something, take clothes off44
Inanimate thingsTo go somewhere, not to go somewhere33
AnimalsTo go somewhere3Encouragement14
Henry's own voiceInsult, general statement22
Supernatural beingsCriticism11
  • *In the reports of ten utterances attributable to Henry's auditory verbal hallucinations, the speech act value is not indicated or inferrable (see section on Linguistic Reporting of Henry's Voices).