Author(s): Okan ALAY
With its rooted history and rich heritage Turkish instrumental poetry, has been a mirror reflectingthe folk culture by placing many issues from past to present. Many personal and social facts, materialistic and spritual values have found a place themselves in this mirror. Women have been one of these values and have mostly been dealt with praise and source of positive features. In this study, however, the presence of women criticism in reed poetry is emphasized. With in this context, especially thevast majority of bards have been males until the last century, how women criticism is manifested and what kind of situation it poses wtih regardsto satire, irony and humor is brought to the attention. In the light of data obtained from various poets and texts, the criticism of women is evaluated and commended under related titles. As a result, it is determined that satire is preferred to irony and irony is preferred to humor.