• Turkish
  • English
Course Code: 
TLL 352
Course Type: 
Area Elective
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Laboratuvar Saati: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Turkish
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to teach about “literary theories” and to show how people’s views at literature has changed with the time.
Course Content: 

This course is the continuation of the course TLL 351. It focuses on the modern literary theories of the 20th century, emphasizing Semiotics, Structuralism and Postmodernism.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) What is a literary theory?

1,2,3

A, C

2) First approaches to literature

1,2,3

A, C

3) Changes in the importance of literature in people’s lives

1,2,3

A, C

4) The reasons of these changes

1,2,3

A, C

5) Simililarities and differences between the periods

1,2,3

A, C

6) Simililarities and differences between the cultures

1,2,3

A, C

7) Theoretical approaches and applications to literary texts

1,2,3

A, C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

The Enlightenment

 

2

The literature of the 17th and 18 the centuries

 

3

The literary view of the Romantics

 

4

The 19th century

 

5

The big crack and changes in literary views

 

6

The 20th century and its “presents”

 

7

Text oriented theories and formalism

 

8

Text oriented theories and structuralism

 

9

Writer oriented theories and psychoanalytical criticism

 

10

Writer oriented theories and psychoanalytical criticism

 

11

Reader oriented theories and hermeneutics

 

12

Society oriented theories

 

13

Society oriented theories

 

14

Postmodernism in literature

 

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

X

Additional Resources

Akerson, Fatma. Edebiyat ve Kuramlar (İthaki)

Moran, Berna. Edebiyat Kuramları ve Eleştiri (İletişim)

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

X

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

70

Assignment

1

30

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

By completing an undergraduate degree in the programme of Turkish Language and Literature, students will be able to

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

identify the linguistic units of the each component of the Turkish grammar including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics.  

 

 

X

 

 

2

demonstrate skills in using Turkish effectively.

 

 

 

 

X

3

analyze and critically evaluate the literary texts of Turkish produced in various periods of history using the perspective of philology and the contemporary studies of linguistics and literature. 

X

 

 

 

 

4

recognize the impact of relevant disciplines in forming the basis of the contemporary theories of literature and linguistics.

 

 

 

 

X

5

present basic knowledge and skills (such as computer software and information and communication technologies) in their field of study that would assist them in conducting academic research.

 

 

 

 

X

6

work independently or assume responsibility as a team member to solve problems encountered in the field of Turkish Language and Literature.

 

 

 

 

X

7

demonstrate awareness of professional ethics and responsibility.

 

 

 

 

X

8

use (in educational institutions as well as in public and private sectors) the theoretical and practical information they acquire throughout their undergraduate education. 

 

 

X

 

 

9

organize or take part in organizing scientific, cultural or artistic events such as workshops, conferences, colloquia.   

 

 

 

 

X

10

adopt a positive approach to lifelong learning.

 

 

 

 

X

 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

15

4

60

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

15

3

45

Mid-terms

1

5

5

Ödev

1

5

5

Final examination

1

15

15

Total Work Load

 

 

130

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

130/25: 5,2

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5