Flouting maxim analysis performed by the characters in escape room movie

Authors

  • Ni Luh Ayu Wiraningsih Mahasaraswati University Denpasar
  • Ni Made Verayanti Utami Mahasaraswati University Denpasar
  • I Wayan Juniartha Mahasaraswati University Denpasar

Keywords:

Cooperative Principles, Types of flouting maxims, Escape Room Movie

Abstract

This study aims to find out the types of flouting maxims and to know what the most dominant types of flouting maxims performed by the characters in the Escape Room movie is. The researcher used the theory proposed by Grice in his book Logic in Conversation (1975) to analyze the types of flouting maxims in the Escape Room movie. The method that used in this research is descriptive qualitative research. Through the findings of the analysis, there were 24 data found. Those are: Flouting Maxim of Quantity 8 data (33%), Flouting Maxim of Quality and Flouting Maxim of Relevance rarely appeared with same frequently 6 data (25%) and Flouting Maxim of Manner 4 data (17%). From those forms, Flouting Maxim of Quantity has the highest occurrences used among others.

Author Biographies

Ni Luh Ayu Wiraningsih, Mahasaraswati University Denpasar

Faculty of Foreign Languages, Mahasaraswati Denpasar University

Ni Made Verayanti Utami, Mahasaraswati University Denpasar

Faculty of Foreign Languages, Mahasaraswati Denpasar University

I Wayan Juniartha, Mahasaraswati University Denpasar

Faculty of Foreign Languages, Mahasaraswati Denpasar University

References

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Grice, P. H. (1975). Logic and conversation. In P. Cole & J. Morgan (Eds.), Syntax and Semantics (pp. 45–47). New York: Academic Press.

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Leech, G. N. (1983). Principle of Pragmatics. London: Longman.

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Published

2020-01-29

How to Cite

Wiraningsih, N. L. A., Utami, N. M. V., & Juniartha, I. W. (2020). Flouting maxim analysis performed by the characters in escape room movie. Journal of Language and Applied Linguistics, 1(1), 72-80. Retrieved from https://traverse.asia/index.php/traverse/article/view/20

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