ISSN:2149-0821

THE ARCHETYPE OF OLD MAN IN TURKISH FOLK STROİES


People transfered to the new generetions that the similar issues by stereotyping in the certain behaviour which have faced from past to today. The notion of archetype means first example, essential sample, specific model. Like the other archetypes, the rooted structre which stretchs out from the myths to the religions. In this context the archetype of old man in Turkish culture and literature has an important place. Within this scope the old man can be seen in seven love stroies and in a romance. The names like old man, hoar, dervish, hoar with white beard, cherub, sage are Hızır in the folk stroies. The old man affords to sultan, shah and vizier who are belong with the high level of the society, to hold child and determines the destiny of those children. He brings in to the story heroes the ability of devotion whiv they can not succeed in their normal life, by haunting their dream. Also he gives to the story heroes; recovery and healing, passing over the time and place, and finally immediate getting rid of from the hard situtations.


Keywords


Hızır, archetype, folk story, dream, time traveler

Author : Salih GÜLERER
Number of pages: 166-185
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29228/SOBIDER.41659
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