Implicature in some Selected Hollywood Films’ Scenes

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Prof. Dr. Balqis I. G. Rashid, Uhood AbdulRazzaq Sliah


The current study aims to investigate implicature in Hollywood films. It is limited to different types of Hollywood films, namely:  comic films and   tragic films at three various selected periods: old period, middle period and modern period. The study consists of five sections :  the preliminaries  ( which presents the fundamentals of the study ) , the framework of the study  ( which views the theoretical background  on which the study is based ) , methodology and material ( which explains the basic procedures and the material that are used to conduct the study ) , the findings and discussion ( which displays the results of implicature in the selected scenes accompanied with discussion and examples ) and finally  the conclusions which are drawn in the light of  the findings.

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