An Analysis of Humor in The Big Bang Theory Based on the Cooperative Principle

2018 2018 International Conference on Arts, Linguistics, Literature and Humanities (ICALLH 2018)   unpublished
Humor derives from everyday life. This paper analyses the humorous effect in The Big Bang Theory which is a popular American sitcom from the perspective of the cooperative principle by Grice including quantity maxim, quality maxim, relation maxim and manner maxim. This paper aims to investigate and analyze the humorous effect caused by the violation of the cooperative principle in people's daily communications.
doi:10.25236/icallh.2018.69 fatcat:zdrxhf7thza43fomafatmkr7s4