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Analysis of the Type of Interruption in Courtroom Conversation (Published)

This paper analyzes the performance and the role of two types of interruptions: Intrusive interruption (II) and Cooperative interruption (CI), which were distinguished by Murata from the pragmatic perspective, and all conversational materials used in this paper are from China Court Trial Online. Different from the daily communication, the courtroom conversation has a specific situation, which reflects the the power and status of the participants. Through the analysis of the interruptions in the courtroom conversation, this paper can provide reference for the analysis of other institutional interruptions.

Keywords: conversational interruptions, cooperative interruption, courtroom conversation, intrusive interruption