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asked • 06/04/21

Linguistics and phonetics

What Maxim(s) are violated (flouted) in the following dialogues: Explain your answer and state the reason why the maxim(s) are flouted:

1.              Teacher to a student who arrives late more than ten minutes to the class meeting:


• Teacher: Wow! You’re such a punctual fellow! Welcome to the class.

                       • Student: Sorry sir! It won’t happen again.



2.                              • A: Do you like John and Kate?

• B: Kate is fun.


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