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ERIC Number: EJ956060
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1300-5340
Educational Messages in Tevfik Fikret's Poems
Erdal, Kelime
Hacettepe University Journal of Education, v41 p146-157 2011
Being in the education community for long years, Tevfik Fikret aims to educate children and teenagers with the works he has written while he is carrying out his profession. Knowing child's world very well, the poet gives messages which can be counted valid in today's education perception. Emphasizing the basic humanistic and moral values such as sharing, cooperation, obedience in his poems, the poets stresses the importance of education starting at earlier ages. When the teenagers are discussed, Tevfik Fikret, changing his messages, lays huge responsibilities on teenagers. Teenagers, to whom the country is entrusted, will firstly love their country, and if necessary they will lay down their life. In order to accomplish this, trusting in yourself, working hard and being determined are essential. No matter what is the subject either a child or a teenager, the poet always looks to future, dreams the future that he misses in teenagers and children. In this study, Tevfik Fikret's poems are examined in terms of the values wanted to be transmitted to child and teenagers, this educational messages are tried to be analysed under various headings.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey