exploitation of cooperative principles

(A research-based presentation paper originally; by one NEB; left as such) Background In daily life, it is not always the case that parties involved in a conversational  exchange will always cooperate, that is, adhere to what is termed “cooperative principle” (Grice 1975 in Yule 1996). There are apparently various reasons […]

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