International Journal of English Learning and Applied Linguistics (IJELAL)
Vol 2, No 1 (2021): Intertwining English Language Education With Culture In Society

Flouting of Conversational Maxims In “Avengers: Endgame” Movie

Dewa Ayu Indra Widiani (Mahasaraswati University)
Komang Dian Puspita Candra, (Mahasaraswati Denpasar University)
Ni Wayan Suastini (Mahasaraswati Denpasar University)

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Publish Date
12 Feb 2022


To achieve the goals of communication, it is important for the participants in every conversation to obey the cooperative principle in order to avoid misunderstanding of interpretation between them. This research deals with the study of flouting maxim in a superhero movie entitled Avengers: Endgame movie. This research focuses on analysing the types of flouting maxim in Avengers: Endgame movie flouted the maxims. The researcher used the theory of cooperative principle proposed by Grice (1975) to analyse the types of flouting maxim. The researcher used descriptive qualitative method to describe the data to answer the problems of the study. The result of the study shows that there are 20 data of flouting maxim in Avengers: Endgame movie. The highest occurrence of flouting maxim in this movie is flouting maxim of quantity and quality with 7 data (35%). Then followed by flouting maxim of relevance with 4 data (20%). Flouting maxim of manner is the lowest occurrence of flouting maxim with 2 data (10%).

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Education Languange, Linguistic, Communication & Media


ijelal is a scientific journal which focuses on the area and topic of english language education both learning and teaching, english linguistics and literature and applied linguistics, including methodology of english teaching for non native speakers, teaching english as foreign language, teaching ...