Conversational Implicatures in "La Femme Nikita" Movie Series Entitled "Playing with Fire"
Keywords:conversational implicature, flouting, quantity maxim, quality maxim, relation maxim, manner maxim
The purpose of analysing conversational implicature in La Femme Nikita movie series entitled â€˜Playing with Fireâ€™ is to find out how conversational implicature is made by flouting a maxim and giving prominence to context in the recognition of such implicatures. The conversations in this movie have some interesting characteristics worthy to investigate. The conversational implicatures are categorized on the basis on flouting quantity maxim, quality maxim, relation maxim and manner maxim. The flouting of the maxims that are mostly found is maxim of quantity.