THE MOON IN THE ODES OF REVANI

Abstract

Author(s): Mehmet ZDEM?R

The moon, which is the satellite of the Earth, and which revolves in the first layer of the nine felek (i. e. sky), is one of the important cosmic elements used in Divan Poetry. With its various forms such as crescent, half-moon and full-moon during its 29.5-day cycle around the world, the Moon has its place in the imaginations of many poets with its many aspects, such as its brightness and illumination on the world, the stains on its surface, its color, relation with other cosmic elements, and with the idea that these relations have effects on human beings. It is possible to argue that this cosmic element has an extremely rich variety of use in divan poetry, and is even the most important cosmic concept used when explaining “the lover and the loved” relation. Especially when it is identified with the lover, the elements, such as the lover himself/herself, his/her face, cheek, face, and eyebrow are likened to various stages of the moon. Also, in the analogies established in relation with the lover, it is seen that the Moon has been made use of in relation with the lover himself/herself, the height of the lover, the wound in his/her chest, and with the similarity with the spinal bones visible from the outside because of weakness. Among these analogies, the most frequently used aspect of the Moon is the shape characteristics, such as crescent, half-moon, and full-moon. Based on this, we tried to reveal the usage characteristics of the concept of Moon in Revani’s odes.

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