Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mythology and Literature TDE 276 4 3 + 0 3 5
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. YILMAZ DAŞCIOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Dr. Selda GÜREL, Res.Asst. E. Neşe DEMİRDELER, Res.Asst Elmas KARAKAŞ, Res.Asst Samet ÇAKMAKER, Res.Asst. M. Mustafa ÖRÜCÜ
Course Category
Course Objective To acquaint relationship between mythology and literature by examples.
Course Content What is myth and mythology; effects of mythology on human though; role of archetypes in art; in romantism´s nation structuring founder roles of myths and examples of them in Turkish literature
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student takes this course describes myth and mytology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Describes archetyp and role of it in artwork. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Knows and categorizes reasons of usage of mythology in literature as a source. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Describes mytology as new holy need in nation-building progress. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Understands and describes effects of Greek mythology as a new imagination source in Turkish literature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Describes and categorizes Turkish mythology and returning to folk by using literature. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is myth and mythology?
2 Concept archetype and reflection of collective subconscious
3 Role of Persian literature in determining forms of imagination in Classical Turkish literature
4 Changing of imagination forms in innovation period and require of new myth
5 Ziya Gokalp and mythology with it´s nation founder effect; turning back to Turkish mythology
6 Considering Greek mythology as a source by Turkish literati, Nev-Yunanilik movement and conversations
7 Humanism and Greek mythology and it´s effects on Turkish Literature as a universal source
8 Poems taken from Greek mythology in Cumhuriyet period
10 Poems of Salih Zeki and Mustafa Seyit Sütüven
11 Melih Cevdet Anday: Kolları Baglı Odesseus
12 Ionia civilization in works of Halikarnas Balıkcısı
13 Mavi Anadolucular: Eyuboglu kardeşler, Vedat Günyol, Azra Erhat
14 General assessment
Course Notes
Course Resources 1. Doğu Mitolojisinin Edebiyata Etkisi, Prof Dr. Hellmut Ritter, Ayrıntı Yay.
2. Şiir ve Mitologya, Aydın Afacan
3. Mitoloji Üzerine Araştırmalar, Bilge Seyidoğlu
4. Edith Hamilton, Mitologya
5. Yaratıcı Mitoloji, Joseph Campbell, İmge Kitabevi
6. Batı Mitolojisi, Joseph Campbell, İmge Kitabevi
7. İlkel Mitoloji, Joseph Campbell, İmge Kitabevi
8. Mitoloji ve İkonografi, Bedrettin Cömert, De Ki Basım Yay.
9. Mitoloji, Azra Erhat
10. Yüz Soruda Mitoloji, Behcet Necatigil
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students gain the ability of speaking and writing in Turkish language correctly, clearly and literary. X
2 Students be informed about Atatürk’s principles and reforms.
3 Students aim to gain knowledge of a foreign language at a level of which lets them to follow current researches about Turkish Language and Literature field.
4 Students can analyze Turkish language phonetically, grammatically, syntactically and semantically.
5 Students can evaluate texts written in Turkic languages from the beginning up to modern Turkish literary and grammatically. X
6 Students recognize basic texts of Turkish Language and Literature field; can read and transcribe texts which are representatives of development of Turkic Languages. X
7 Students can evaluate theories of modern and classical literature with regards of literary movements and literary theories and can make critical in point of literature and linguistics. X
8 Students can make literary and interdisciplinary scientific researches about literary periods, literary movements and authors in a sense of professional liability. X
9 Students comprehend contents of knowledge of dialects and accents; can analyze texts belonging to Turkey Turkish dialects.
10 Students can make researches about folklore by learning required methods and technics. X
11 Students gain the basic knowledge and skills of the ability of making researches and studies in Turkish Language and Literature field. X
12 Students can apply and use their knowledge in academy and in public services which they have gained by their education in Turkish Language and Literature department. X
13 Students gain the awareness of necessity of lifelong learning and gain skills to put it into practice. X
14 Students look out for professional liability and moral values in Turkish Language and Literature field. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
Total 20
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 7 7
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 2 2
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5