Dominant Maxim violations in 'Behind the Lawyer Profession' of Hitam Putih Talk Show
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- Grice's maxims; television talk show; conversation; maxim violation.
Maxims are often violated in TV talk show programs, including Hitam Putih. This study is to find out the dominant maxim violations and their causes in the first segment of Behind the Lawyer Profession in Hitam Putih talk show. The source data in this qualitative study is the transcription of a conversation by a host/co-host and a guest (a famous Indonesian lawyer) with the duration of 08.25 minutes. The data are then analyzed by Grice's four maxims quantitatively and interpreted qualitatively. The findings show 32 maxim violations including all four types. Of these violations, maxim of relevance is the most dominant since the speakers wanted to create jokes and humors
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TY - CONF AU - Junnilalita Aisya Virgin AU - Citra Putri Utami PY - 2016/11 DA - 2016/11 TI - Dominant Maxim violations in 'Behind the Lawyer Profession' of Hitam Putih Talk Show BT - Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN 9) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 185 EP - 188 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.40 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/conaplin-16.2017.40 ID - Virgin2016/11 ER -