Nevzat Gözaydın

Keywords: Narratıves Catalog, folklorical, themes of death and dead peoples


The idioms, poems, folk songs and legends are the richness of Turkish language as well as being valuable data of Turkish folk literature. Although people mostly imigrated to the cities from the villages, these narratives and literate texts are still told and believed among people. In this paper, I will give some examples from the narratives I compiled abouth death and the eaed person. I categorized these narratives according to their themes such as being seen to another person in a dream, the time of dying, dangerous dead person and imaginary dead person etc. At the beginning of my paper I also gave some examples from the newspapers