primariness

primariness

(ˈpraɪmərɪnɪs)
n
the state of being primary
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For elaboration and discussion of what this idea of primariness amounts to, see Greenberg, The Standard Picture, supra note 2, at 51-54.
Second-person fiction particularly lends itself to such rigorous and radical deconstructions and therefore helps to question the narratological necessity or primariness of categories like story and discourse, the narrator figure, the system of interlocking narrative and communicatory levels, and the basic (realistic) presupposition that enunciators and characters exist (physically) on some level of the fictional world.
On the other, the descriptions one can offer lack accuracy precisely because, lacking the feeling of primariness, they do not correspond to primary experience.