Author(s): Fatih KESKN

The novel entitled, “Everything Flows”, by Russian author, Vasilli Grossman, deals with Soviet policies which took place during Lenin and Stalin eraled to traumas at the level individual and societal levels. Russian literature in Soviet era was controlled for a long time such tools as suppression and cencor and was only allowed to tackle topics supported by the Soviet regime. Vasilli Grossman in his novel, however, questions to the causes and results of talitarian Soviet implementations and settles up with all syytems, institutions and tools used to create a society of horror. In the context of this struggle, the novel characters representing the Soviet man emerge at the symbolic level. The fear, creattedby a regimekillingpeople in massnumber in ordertosurvive, damagedallkinshipandfriendshiprelations in an irreversible way. This damage led to the setylement of denunciation syytem and finally even the member of the same family started to denounce each other. The novel deals with all political, ideological, historical psychological and sociological dimensions of all these traumas experience by the Soviet society. The novel, in this context, takes directly the atteniton of disciplines out of literature. In this study, Soviet implementations that constitutes the topic of the novel have been dealth with, making use of data in other disciplines out of the science of literature.


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