Grice's Maxims and Politeness theories

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Grices four maxims are;

Quality -  Do not say what you believe to be false. Do not say anything you lack sufficient evidence for.
Quantity - Make your contribution as informative as possible, do not make contributions more informative than necessary.
Manner - Avoid obscurity of expression and abiguity. Be brief.
Relevance - Always be relevant.

Sometimes one or more of the maxims…


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