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ERIC Number: EJ139533
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Publication Date: 1976
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The Universality of Conversational Postulates
Keenan, Elinor Ochs
Language in Society, 5, 1, 67-80, Apr 76
Grice's analysis of conversational maxims and implications is examined in the light of Malagasy language and ways of speaking. A cultural contrast in primary assumptions is described. (Author/RM)
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