Unformatted text preview: Be as informative as is required, but not more so. • Maxim of Quality: Be accurate. Don’t lie. • Maxim of Relation: Be relevant to the ongoing conversation. • Maxim of manner: Be clear, not obscure or overly wordy. • Using language is an impressive feat! • Conversational partners follow conventions for what to say and how to say it! • Speakers and listeners work together to be sure both understand. This can involve coining new terms! •...
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This note was uploaded on 03/12/2012 for the course PSY 103 taught by Professor Canli during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08