The Role of Passive Voice Structure in Turkish Prose Literature


AVCI Y. , Cicek S.

TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH, cilt.7, ss.457-469, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7596/taksad.v7i5.1888
  • Dergi Adı: TARIH KULTUR VE SANAT ARASTIRMALARI DERGISI-JOURNAL OF HISTORY CULTURE AND ART RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.457-469

Özet

This research aims to display to what extent the usage of the passive voice structure which we come accross frequently in recent in Turkish prose literature. In this research, the number of the sentences in the first fifty pages of different genres such as novels, stories or essays were examined and the rates of passive voice structure usage in these sentences were calculated. Additionally, the first ten pages of the dissertations were examined while the essays and columns in journals were examined totally within the scope of passive voice usage. The differences and the similarities in the usage of passive voice structure in the works written in different genres, in different times, about different subjects and by the writers who has different worldviews, are compared. The variables mentioned in previous sentence were also examined whether they have any effect on the usage of the passive voice.