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Unformatted text preview: • how to interpret words in different social contexts • how communication is coordinated - conversations • Griceï¿½s (1975) conversational maxims: • rules of conduct for polite conversations • effective discourse depends on the participantsï¿½ being informative, truthful, relevant, and clear • if any of these maxims is violated, a sense of unease in the conversation arises • we often'mark' violations of conversational rules...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
- Fall '09