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Comm Theory - Dramatism

identification the recognized common ground between speaker and audience, such as physical characteristics, talents, occupation, experiences, personality, beliefs, and attitudes; consubstantiation
dramatistic pentad a tool to analyze how a speaker attempts to get an audience to accept his/her view of reality using 5 key elements of the human drama - act, scene, agent, agency, & purpose
god term the word a speaker uses to which all other positive words are subservient
devil term the word a speaker uses that sums up all that is regarded as bad, wrong, or evil
guilt Burke's catchall term for tension, anxiety, embarrassment, shame, disgust, and other noxious feelings intrinsic to the human condition
mortification confession of guilt and request for forgiveness
victimage scapegoating; the process of naming an external enemy as the source of all personal or public ills
Created by: moogoogaiboo