The Traditionally-Rich Verbal Culture of the Turkish Peasantry

Sinan Çaya


The rural Turkish culture is essentially verbal but it is quite rich with its end results visible in precious anonymous tales, proverbs, idioms reflecting wisdom, funeral songs, ballads, folk songs. The long line of tradition affects the intellectual in downtown centers, which has its proof in a random diction uttered on a given occasion.


Culture; Peasant; Turkish; Verbal

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