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Analysis of the Violation of Cooperative Principle in Liu Xiaomin's Family by Help of Discourse Markers

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DOI: 10.23977/langl.2022.050502 | Downloads: 4 | Views: 40

Author(s)

Mingxin Du 1, Xiuwen Li 1

Affiliation(s)

1 Changchun University of Technology, North Yuanda Street, Changchun, China

Corresponding Author

Mingxin Du

ABSTRACT

As we all know, language comes from life. People accomplish all kinds of things through language that is very diverse and wonderful in life. In life, people always put an alternate meaning beyond their superficial meaning in order to get what they want, which is a very common phenomenon in our high-context culture. The hearer tends to pay more attention to the implicature on which the Cooperative Principle proposed by Grice is to focus than to the literal meaning of what the speaker is saying. In addition, just as the Cooperative Principle is universal in our daily communication, discourse markers also have the same characteristic. Therefore, based on the Cooperative Principle and taking a family TV drama --- Liu Xiaomin's Family as the research corpus, this thesis is written to explore the implied conversational meaning characters in this drama want to express by analyzing maxims violated by them, and at the same time by making use of discourse markers to assist the process of the characters' conversational implicature arising from their violation of the cooperative principle, which can help us better master certain communication skills and accomplish our conversational goals successfully.

KEYWORDS

Violation of the Cooperation Principle, Conversational implicature, Liu Xiaomin's Family, Discourse markers

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Mingxin Du, Xiuwen Li, Analysis of the Violation of Cooperative Principle in Liu Xiaomin's Family by Help of Discourse Markers. Lecture Notes on Language and Literature (2022) Vol. 5: 5-13. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.23977/langl.2022.050502.

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