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pentadic

(pɛnˈtædɪk)
adj
1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a pentad
2. (Chemistry) another word for pentavalent
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Thus, we were given the "visual ideograph" (Edwards & Winkler, 1997), the "visual enthymeme" (Birdsell & Groarke, 1996; Finnegan, 2001; Smith, 2007), and the use of pentadic analyses to analyze images (Rutledge, 1994).
One final point of distinction is the difference between Goffman's "framing" and Burke's (1969) use of pentadic ratios.
There is a striking similarity between pentadic thinking and Gestalt thinking.
The next step is to apply ratios that pair two different elements in order to examine their mutual influence and to detect the dominant pentadic element.
In Lincoln's words about the Civil War the country was engaged in and the opposing Confederate forces, "Lincoln eschewed a harsh, dichotomizing style, and instead employed pentadic ratios and a style that wove agents, scenes, and temporal domains together.
As a part=whole identity between the hand and the body the pentadic segmentation of the hand is a self-referential and self-symmetrical hologramic reproduction of the pentadic scheme of the body as a whole: four extremities and the head-body-trunk (D).
Both figures relate to reflexes of the Indo-European Sky god *Dyeus, and each belongs within at least two pentadic series.
This method--which may also be used with Pentadic analysis (see Cooks and Descumer 1993)--attempts to explore what Burke calls "the full drama of a discourse" by teasing out the associations and oppositions within a document and among related documents.
This paper explores the theory of Afrocentricity through a Burkiean analysis utilizing cluster analysis, antithesis, and pentadic analysis.
Pentadic analyses of Yeltsin's discourse during key periods in Russia's transition toward free market democracy, namely the constitutional drafting process and the 1996 Russian presidential election, shed light on an understanding of democracy articulated in his addresses.
A Pentadic and Feminist Criticism of Breast Feeding Artifacts, Shelley L.
Kenneth Burke's concepts provide a framework for critiquing these films as examples of visual synecdoche that present specific pentadic ratios.