Essays about: "violation of maxims."

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  1. 1. Gricean Maxims in the TV Series The Office : An analysis of the character Dwight regarding failure to observe Gricean maxims

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Institutionen för språk, litteratur och interkultur (from 2013)

    Author : Johan Lööf; [2018]
    Keywords : humor; The Office; Grice s maxims; conversational maxims; violation of maxims.; humor; The Office; Grices maximer; Grices samtalsmaximer; överträdelse av maximer.;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze the rule breaking of Gricean conversational Maxims and how it is used in the TV series The Office. The character Dwight has been in focus, and the main goal of this study is to find out if and how he violates the Gricean Maxims in conversations. READ MORE