Folklor/Edebiyat (Nov 2016)

Lısten to the Lullaby of the Dıvan Poe / NİNNİYİ DİVAN ŞAİRLERİNDEN DİNLEMEK

  • Özge Öztekin

Journal volume & issue
Vol. 22, no. 88
pp. 45 – 68


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Lullaby sung either to sleep and relieve baby or to silence the crying baby. It is a poem that sung with melody and rhytmic shaking. It is a cultural memory transmitters that carries meaning transfers from local to global. There are many texts written on lullaby in Turkish literature. The lullaby is anonymous product of Turkish folk poetry. It is a non-anonymous literary work in classical Turkish poetry. Lullabies are in the divans, mesnevies and a newspaper. This report will focus on ten of them especially at the end of 18 th century until the late 19 th century. Seyh Gâlib, Sakir Mehmed, Seref, Nakıyye, Naciye, Emin Hilmi and Rasid Ibrahim have said lullaby poems. Lullaby texts in classical poetry written in murabba, muhammes, tardiyye and sarki forms. It is also found in the word lullaby written poems for birthday celebration. Chorus, repetitions, foregrounding, anaphora, epistrophe and parallelism are again elements in lullabies. Lullaby tellers are aunt, sister, nanny and grandma in this poems. Baby names are said in some lullabies. It is also said that some lullabies that baby’s degree of kinship according to poet. This article aims to consider the lullaby over Divan poetry and to make multiple evaluation