Presupposition Role in the Compound-Complex Sentence

Document Type: Research Article

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Belgorod State University, Belgorod, Russia

Abstract

The article analyzes the role of presupposition in the compound-complex sentence. The authors examine the types of presuppositions and minimal compound-complex sentence as a field of presuppositions action. The analysis of these types of sentences by the material of the English language shows that several kinds of presuppositions are realized in them – contact or distant, - developing in the retrospective and prospective plans. The whole complex of presuppositions performs a text-forming function.

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