Philology, pedagogy, and psychology

2022 Issue №1

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Because or because of [“Potomu chto” or “potomu, chto”]? (Modal-communicative specifics of the conjunction)



The article considers the functional features of the subordinating conjunction “потому что (because)” in modern Russian in the reference to the nature of its structural and syntactic position in causative complex sentences. Based on the functional-semantic analysis of the use of this conjunction in the undifferentiated and dissected structural position of its constituent parts, its role in the formation of the modal organization of complex causal sentences is established, the modal-communicative potential of this conjunction is revealed, which is realized in the corresponding syntactic constructions.