Function of Conversational Implicatures in Saturday Night Live Talk Show

Authors : Sri Yulianti; Hamzah A. Machmoed; Burhanuddin Arafah

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 7 - July

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Conversation is an interaction between two or more participants. To unravel the phenomena during the process of conversation, Language study presented the concept of implicatures. This present concept used to explore meaning which is hidden by speakers. By applying this present concept, people can easily uncover that what speaker said is not necessarily what speaker meant. Furthermore, this research purposed to analyzed conversational implicatures and the reason beyond the conversational implicatures on Saturday Night Live talkshow. The result of this research showed that the are 25 utterances which used function of conversational implicatures. They are: 1) power & politeness, 2) to give information, 3) to make joking or entertain the audiences, and 4) lack of specific information

Keywords : Conversational Implicatures, Functions Of Conversational Implicatures, Saturday Night Live, TalkShow


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