TLL 102 Turkish Language and Literature II Select Term:
This literature course is a continuation of TLL 101 and aims to analyze novels, short stories, plays, and poems of Turkish literature written in the 20th century, focusing on issues related to the modernization history of Turkey. The aim of the course is twofold: On the one hand, it aims to analyze and discuss how the Republican Turkish history is reflected in literature and how in turn literature affects this history, and on the other hand, it aims to develop students' theoretical and practical skills in reading, discussing and interpreting literary texts. This is achieved by using primary literary texts produced by prominent authors in this period as well as numerous critical texts on these authors. Students are expected to participate in the discussions on these works, prepare oral presentations and write papers.