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Scholars Day 2005, Wednesday, April 13

Understanding Burke's Pentad

This paper will demonstrate the “ins and outs” of Burke's Dramatistic Pentad. The paper will explain the details of Burke's theory and how it relates to our every day events. Correlations will also be made between Burke's theory and that of other rhetoricians. A section of this paper will also look at some critical responses to the work of Kenneth Burke.

Presenter: James Potts (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Communication
Location: 111 Holmes
Time: 1:30 pm (Session III)