publication . Article . 2016

Violations of Grice`s Maxims in The Prince and the Pauper Movie

Antonius Waget;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Dec 2016 Journal: LLT Journal: A Journal on Language and Language Teaching (issn: 1410-7201, eissn: 2579-9533, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universitas Sanata Dharma
Abstract
Proper responses must be provided interlocutors to make onversation productive and meaningful. However, interlocutors do not always provide proper responses because they do not even know conversation rules. Grice coins 4 maxims as general rules to govern daily conversation. The maxims are Quantity, Quality, Relevance, and Manner. Conversation occurs in the real daily interaction also in arts including movies. The Prince and the Pauper movie is one of the media for human daily conversation. Some parts of the movie contains violations of Grice`s maxims by the characters. Based on this background, the writer intends to explore violations ofGrice’s maxims in the mov...
Subjects
free text keywords: Grice`s maxims, maxim violations, The Prince and the Pauper movie, Education (General), L7-991, Language and Literature, P, Philology. Linguistics, P1-1091
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