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sem·i·com·a·tose

(sem'ē-kō'mă-tōs),
An imprecise term for a state of drowsiness and inaction, in which more than ordinary stimulation may be required to evoke a response, and the response may be delayed or incomplete.
Synonym(s): semiconscious

semiconscious

(sĕm′ē-kŏn′shəs, sĕm′ī-)
adj.
Partially conscious; not completely aware of sensations.

sem′i·con′scious·ly adv.
sem′i·con′scious·ness n.

sem·i·co·ma·tose

(sem'ē-kō'mă-tōs)
An imprecise term for a state of drowsiness and inaction, in which more than ordinary stimulation may be required to evoke a response, and the response may be delayed or incomplete.
Synonym(s): semiconscious.

semiconscious

Half-conscious.
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Interdiscursivity, which often begins semiconsciously, gradually evolves into more fully conscious hybrid Discourses in which the actors (in our case, teachers and researchers) take ownership of the necessary changes in language, actions, and tools in order to create classrooms that better serve the democratic purposes of schooling for all students, but especially for their ELLs.
explains that she is 'using the term "metafiction" in a slightly different way, indicating that the characters within the novel semiconsciously are aware of the fictionality of the plot and specifically its dramatic possibilities.' This is a welcome reinstatement of such strategies as dramatic devices in their ancient context.
He suggests that the "Jewish semi-Communists who did so much to create the audience for folk music and jazz during the 1930s-50s really were consciously and semiconsciously seeking to subvert an America that wouldn't let them in." (Buhle makes no mention of the argument, advanced by the late cultural historian Michael Rogin, that other Jews became American by eagerly adapting the prejudices and conventions of the gentile majority--most obviously in the case of blackface minstrelsy.)
The form of the premise which they are semiconsciously making is, I fancy, much more like Say's Law' (Keynes 1979, p.
Specific behavior comes about in the context of all this incoming information, perceived simultaneously not only consciously, but semiconsciously and unconsciously.
Without premeditation, only semiconsciously, they are trying to use all that which might divide them to bring them closer together.
Of this Beowulf does not seem to disapprove, although he does apparently think that Hrothgar's hope in this alliance is not well founded, given both the past bitterness of the feud and the likelihood of semiconsciously provocative display by the Danes.
Also following Giddens, we can see social structure as having a virtual existence only.(22) Social rules exist only insofar as people have either rationally accepted them as guiding factors in intellectual or purposive action, or have semiconsciously "absorbed" them as elements of purposive or passionate action or as determining factors in their individual embodiment.
Instead, individuals transpose cultures, only semiconsciously seeing one