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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.
This process, "pentadic redaction," repeated itself in relation to soteriological, ethical, ecclesiological, polemical, and aetological themes.
(9) The concept of a "controlling" element is related in many ways to Kenneth Burke's 1969 "pentadic analysis model" explicated in A Rhetoric of Motives, Berkeley, CA
(9) The concept of a "controlling" element is related in many ways to the Kenneth Burke's 1969 "pentadic analysis model" explicated in A Rhetoric of Motives, Berkeley, CA.
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).
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.