Hüseyin Su (1952- Çiçekdağı / Kırşehir) is one of the strong and important story writers in today’s Turkish literature. His stories are published in journals like Edebiyat, Mavera, İlim ve Sanat, Hece and Hece Öykü. Beside from story writing he worked on essays, critics, reviews and biographies. His stories are gathered in the books named Tüneller (Tunnels) (1983), Gülşefdeli Yemeni (Coral Moccasin) (1998), Ana Üşümesi (Mother’s Chill) (1999), Aşkın Hâlleri (Cases of Love) (1999), İç Kanama (Internal Bleeding) (2018). In his rich story universe, Hüseyin Su traces the morals that has been lost, beauties that has been died away and a virtuous life. In his stories he mentions conflicts of generations, family dramas, internal disquietudes, the problems and disagreements resulting from these by using deep psychological analysis and rich descriptions. In his stories, he scrutinizes individuals’ inner world, their choices and he mentions the individuals’ chase of goodness, truth and beauty which stay behind after the changing society and the world order. As a being, human’s essence and the factors effecting, changing and turning this essence are demonstrated in his work. In Hüseyin Su stories, he focuses on another topic by condensing on inner distresses, pains, conflicts and questionings of the human, who is in a modern word and being suffocated under this world’s blockade. Hüseyin Su has a special place in Turkish literature with his stories which light up the inner world of the human who is trapped between the loneliness and the lack of communication. In this study, Gömleği Yırtık Kırmızı Gül (Ripped Red Rose), placed in the book named Aşkın Hâlleri, is chose for analysis, the text is analyzed by using the methods of qualitative research in the light of Existentialism’s data.
Hüseyin Su, story, rose, existence, Existentialism
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