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									CONVERSATIONAL IMPLICATURE IN THE
“BLONDIE AND DAGWOOD” COMIC STRIPS




        APINAN DECHAGAN




         MASTER OF ARTS
            IN ENGLISH




      THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
      CHIANG MAI UNIVERSITY
           MARCH 2010
        CONVERSATIONAL IMPLICATURE IN THE
        “BLONDIE AND DAGWOOD” COMIC STRIPS




                   APINAN DECHAGAN




AN INDEPENDENT STUDY SUBMITTED TO THE GRADUATE SCHOOL IN
        PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS
                   FOR THE DEGREE OF
                    MASTER OF ARTS
                      IN ENGLISH




                 THE GRADUATE SCHOOL
                 CHIANG MAI UNIVERSITY
                       MARCH 2010
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                          ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


        The achievement of my M.A. study at the English Department, Faculty of
Humanities, Chiang Mai University, has been due to the assistance of a number of
people whom I would like to express my sincere thank for.
        I would like to express my appreciation to Bro. Meesakdi Wongprachanukul,
The Director of Montfort College, for the permission to carry out this study.
        I am deeply indebted to Mr. Anthony John Bryngelson, Montfort English
teacher, for his dedicated assistance in reading my paper, giving valuable
recommendations and kindly helping me with my academic English throughout this
work.
        Special recognition and thanks are extended to my advisors, Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Saranya Savetayamalya and Dr. Peter Freeouf who all kindly gave me beneficial
advice, guidance and encouragement, and assisted me to complete this research.
        A deeply appreciate and thanks are extended to all teachers at English
Department, Faculty of Humanities, Chiang Mai University, who have taught me in
all required course for Master Degree that actually were basis of this study.
        Additionally, I would like to thank my friends and colleagues at Montfort
College for their assistance and encouragement during my study times.




                                                                     Apinan Dechagan

								
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