Flouting Maxim in Netizen's Utterance on The Comment Page Popo Barbie Tik Tok Account


  • Helmita Helmita Universitas Ekasakti
  • Rini Afrilesa J Universitas Muara Bungo




Cooperative Princple, Maxims, Tik Tok, Popo Barbie


The cooperative principle proposed by Grice stated “make your contribution such as is required, at the stage at which it occurs, by the accepted purpose or direction of the talk exchange in which you are engaged”, but in the real life communication, this principle was often being flouted which was known as flouting maxim. This research aimed to describe the flouting maxim phenomenon in one of Indonesian Social Media,Tik Tok Application. From the analysis of   the collected data, the writers found that some conversation of netizens in the comment page in Popo Barbie Tik Tok account contained flouting maxim, whether it is flouting maxim of  quantity, quality, relevance, and also manner. When the flouting maxim happened, it contained certain implicature, in which the speaker intended to  deliver certain implicit message, such as assuring the hearer, and giving mocking”


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Author Biographies

Helmita Helmita, Universitas Ekasakti

English Literature Study Program, Faculty of Literature

Rini Afrilesa J, Universitas Muara Bungo

Program Studi Sastra Inggris, Fakultas Bahasa


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How to Cite

Helmita, H., & J, R. A. (2021). Flouting Maxim in Netizen’s Utterance on The Comment Page Popo Barbie Tik Tok Account. Jurnal Ilmiah Langue and Parole, 5(1), 25–32. https://doi.org/10.36057/jilp.v5i1.493

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