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2. There are four of Grice's Maxims, but which is incorrect?

  • Tone
  • Quality
  • Quantity
  • Relevance
  • Manner

3. When interruptions in a mixed-sex conversation happen, the pause afterwards is longer than a pause in a single-sex conversation. Who said this?

  • Zimmerman and West
  • Jespersen
  • Brown and Levinson
  • East

4. Who studied about how a person saves face or threatens someone else's face?

  • Holmes
  • Goffman
  • Komarovsky
  • Tannen

5. Who suggets that women talk about themes such as family, while men discuss money?

  • Trudgill
  • Komarovsky
  • Lakoff
  • Fishman

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