Year:2021   Volume: 3   Issue: 4   Area: Literature

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Rana Mohammed QANBAR

ASSERTIVE ADJECTIVES IN THE FORBIDDEN LOVE (AŞK-I MEMNU) BY HALID ZIYA UŞAKLIGIL

Despite the fact that it has been over seven decades since the passing of the famous Turkish writer Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil (1865-1945), his fame has continued till now due to the writer's unique and remarkable literary works in poetry as well as in novel, storytelling as he was familiar with European literature, particularly French, cultural and intellectual movements. Halid Ziya is considered one of the first writers who adopts European style in his writings and his novel The Forbidden Love 1900 (Aşk-ı Memnu in the original) often considered his masterpiece. It is the first and greatest novel in the history of Turkish literature through which the writer shows his good linguistic knowledge proficiently concerning the configuration and vocabularies of Turkish language and its accurate details. The Forbidden Love has been numerously studied and filmed as a TV-series. And originally written and first published in Turkish. In brief, words in Turkish are formed through a system of affixes attached to word stems. The writer frequently uses assertive adjectives in his novel in order to give a meaningful sense of the word. The aim of this paper is to study the assertive adjectives in The Forbidden Love by Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil

Keywords: Adjective, Assertive Adjectives, Aşk-ı Memnu (The Forbidden Love), Turkish Grammar, Halid Ziya

http://dx.doi.org/10.47832/2717-8293.4-3.31


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