What is the purpose of a pentad?

A- to choose a format for publication

B- to assist you in editing your piece

C- to narrow your topic

D- to help revise your work



3 years ago Comment

Answer : C. to narrow your topic

The pentad that is formulated by Burke is used to narrow a topic by identifying the relationships of the characters to its actions or events in the story. It aims to find out why a certain person or character does what he/she did.