Author(s): Ahmet Duran ARSLAN

Refik Halit Karay (1888-1956), who becomes famous with his political humour articles written with the nicknames of “Hedgehog” and “the Man in the Moon”, attends to the world of letters by way of journalism. After a long journalism experience, he participates to the literary world by writing in multiple genres such as novel, story, memoir, diary and play. There is certain traces of his own life knowledge and experience in most of his texts, particulary in novels. In this study, the novel Sürgün that has the various signs of writer’s exile life will be analyzed in terms of narratological methods. In this context, chain of events in the novel, the developmental stages of narrative arc, the issues of character and time and lastly the narrator typology will be scrutinized in detail.


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