Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Irony In Modern Turkish Literature TDE 375 5 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. Ast. Selda Gürel, Res. Ast. Neşe Demirdeler, Res Ast. Elmas Ferik
Course Category
Course Objective To introduce the area of usage, concept and tecniques of irony in literature
Course Content What is irony? Relationship between criticism forms and irony in art. Sorts and examples of irony in Turkish Literature
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Student has this lesson describes the concept irony Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Categorizes sorts of irony Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Describes differences between concepts like comic, humor, parody, satire and criticism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Describes kinds of irony’s reflections to artworks, as a form of criticism Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Describes and categorizes kinds of irony in Turkish Literature Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Detects examples of irony in Turkish literature from tehzil in Divan Literature to humor in modern literature Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is irony? From Sokrates to today place of irony in philosophy and criticisim
2 Irony as a type of thinking and narration, relation between art and literature
3 Irony and humour
4 Techniques and kinds of criticism those can be related with irony
5 Ironical techniques in Divan Literature: Nukte, kinaye, hiciv, hezel etc.
6 Nef’i and examples from his poems
7 Irony in early innovation period; Namık Kemal’s criticism to old Turkish Literature ; Ziya Paşa’s Zafername
8 Humor and parody as a fraying technique
10 Examples of irony in modern Turkish novel and short story
11 Irony in Nazım Hikmet and Mehmet Akif as a social criticism
12 Garip movement and irony that takes the place of traditional components of literature
13 Irony in İkinci Yeni and after Ikinci Yeni
14 General repeat
Course Notes
Course Resources 1. Kierkegaard, Soren, İroni Kavramı
2. Pospelov, Gennadiy, Edebiyat Bilimi
3. Tunalı, İsmail, Estetik
4. Rorty, Richard, Olumsallık, İroni ve Dayanışma
5. Cebeci, Oğuz, Edebi Türler: Parodi, Satir ve İroni
6. Cogito İroni özel sayısı, S. 57, Kış, 2008.
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.
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.
11 Students gain the basic knowledge and skills of the ability of making researches and studies in Turkish Language and Literature field.
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. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 20
1. Sözlü Sınav 20
Total 100
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