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me·di·a·cy

 (mē′dē-ə-sē)
n.
The state or quality of being mediate.

mediacy

(ˈmiːdɪəsɪ)
n
1. the quality or state of being mediate
2. a less common word for mediation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mediacy - the quality of being mediatemediacy - the quality of being mediate  
indirectness - having the characteristic of lacking a true course toward a goal
immediacy, immediateness - lack of an intervening or mediating agency; "the immediacy of television coverage"
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Regarding the function of the empirical or biographical author, it should be emphasized that Huhn recently recognized this author as one of the four mediators of incidents (or the story) in poetry as well as in narrative genres (the other three agents of mediacy are the textual subject, or implicit author, speaker or narrator, and protagonist).
This reading is suggested both by Building Stories'$ physical form and by the way it depicts questions of mediacy and materiality.
The well-known introductory speech on Yiddish exposes the tensions between mediacy and immediacy, between attempts to express, with German-language explanations, the bodily language of gesture and the feeling conveyed by Lowy's recitations.
The space that media creates is characterized by the mediacy, appearance, omnipresence; in this space media has opened the door to the visibility of world and it is provided by the screen and the speaker (35).
In Molloy the use of monologue, concurrency, and scene is also expected to minimize the mediacy and maximize directness in communication between narrator and reader.
10) announcing his academic program for electracy and mediacy.
Conceptual Relationship of Information Literacy and Media Literacy: Consideration within the Broader Mediacy and Metaliteracy Framework.
In this quatrain, the immediacy of the landscape is set into contrast with the mediacy of self-proliferating book knowledge.
Since the nature of Pratt's work on key NCL titles is described in full in Friskney's 2007 study of the New Canadian Library, I offer here a summary of her editorial mediacy.
Elle recouvre en effet des phenomenes qui ne sont pas propres a cette <<third wave of technologizing of the world, from orality to literacy to mediacy (media literacy or secondary orality)>> (Blakesley).
This description of the syntagmatic and paradigmatic organisation of poems in terms of narrative sequences has to be supplemented by a specification of the forms and levels of poetic mediacy through which these operations are performed, or more precisely, to which they are attributable.
Only in direct proportion to the way in which speaking disarms us, making us irreplaceable on the path of an urgency by which we must each in our own way remain overcome, will the faint strains of an apocalypse of utterance guide all hierarchy and mediacy into place, overwhelmed by a spiritual force rendering them powerless against a destruction more irreversible than any fall, in the future of a suffusion almost immediately indistinguishable from peace.