Grice's Cooperative Principle and Maxims
For AQA A-Level English Language, an extended PowerPoint explaining:
1. Grice's Cooperative Principle, with Robin Lakoff's Politeness Principle, and the maxims involved.
2. Violating and flouting maxims.
3. Implicatures given rise to by flouting.

Also included are a one-page summary handout of all of the above (for students to keep handy) and a worksheet on flouting and implicatures.
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  • Extended-Intro-to-Grice-Maxims.pptx
  • Grice-Maxims-Summary-Handout.docx
  • Worksheet-Flouting-Grice-s-Maxims.docx

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Created: Jan 10, 2018

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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