Information Package / Course Catalogue
Universiality of Narrative and Discursive Semiotics I/ Methodology and Comparative Application
Course Code: DKE521
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 5
Objectives of the Course

Students learn the concept of narratology and semiotics, have information about how to use semiotics in semantics in text analysis and analysis of other meaningful structures.

Course Content

In recent years, semiotics has made remarkable progress in theoretical and narrative analysis of texts and discourses. In this course, text and discourse analysis methods of narrative and semiotics will be taught. How these methods enable us to understand the principles and internal organization of narrative discourse in depth. With this basis, it will be tried to gain the ability to make use of these two methods in the analysis of text or other meaningful structures in a universal dimension.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Songül ASLAN KARAKUL
Learning Outcomes
1.To be able to define the concept of sign.
2.To learn about signs types.
3.To learn about linguistic and linguistic signs.
4.To understand the processes of meaning formation.
5.To be able to make narrative and semiotic analysis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2013) Metin Bilgisi, 4th edition, İstanbul: Papatya Publishing.
2.GÜNAY, V.Doğan; ASLAN KARAKUL, Songül (2020) Dil Sözlüğü, İstanbul: Papatya Publishing.
3.YÜCEL, Tahsin (2008) Yapısalcılık 2nd edition, Istanbul: Can Publishing
4.KIRAN, Zeynel; Ayşe KIRAN (2000) Yazınsal Okuma Süreçleri, Ankara: Seçkin Publishing.
5.AKTULUM, Kubilay (2011) Metinlerarasılık // Göstergelerarasılık İlişkiler, Ankara: Kanguru Publishing
6.BARTHES, Roland (1988) Anlatıların Yapısal Çözümlemesine Giriş, Çevirenler: Mehmet Rifat- Sema Rifat, İstanbul: Gerçek Publishing.
7.ECO, Umberto (1996) Anlatı Ormanlarında Altı Gezinti, Çeviren: Kemal Atakay, İstanbul: Can publishing
8.ECO, Umberto (1996) Yorum ve Aşırı Yorum, Çeviren. Kemal Atakay, İstanbul: Can Publishing
9.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2002) Göstergebilim Yazıları, İstanbul: Multilingual Publishing.
10.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2004) “Fransız Göstergebiliminde Yeni Açılımlar” Journal of Linguistics, number: 12, Istanbul: Istanbul University Faculty of Letters, Journal of the Department of French Language and Literature, p. 33. [29-45].Dilbilim Dergisi, sayı: 12, İstanbul: İstanbul Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Fransız Dili ve Edebiyatı Anabilim Dalı Dergisi, s. 33. [29-45].
11.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2013) Dil ve İletişim, 2nd edition, İstanbul: Papatya Bilim Publishing.
12.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2016) Kültürbilime Giriş. Dil, Kültür ve Ötesi…., İstanbul: Papatya Bilim Publishing.
13.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2018) Bir Yazınsal Göstergebilim Okuması: Kuyucaklı Yusuf, İstanbul: Papatya Bilim Publishing.
14.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2018) Söylem Çözümlemesi, Genişletilmiş 2nd edition, İstanbul: Papatya Bilim Publishing.
15.GÜNAY, V. Doğan (2018) Sözcükbilime Giriş, Genişletilmiş 2nd edition, İstanbul: Papatya Bilim Publishing
16.YÜCEL, Tahsin (1995) Yapısalcılık, İstanbul: Can Publishing
17.YÜCEL, Tahsin (2009) Eleştiri Kuramları, 2nd edition, İstanbul: Türkiye İş Bankası Culture Publications
18.YALÇIN, Mehmet (2010) Şiirin Ortak Paydası -2 Kuram ve Çözümlemeler, İkaros Publishing
19.YALÇIN, Mehmet (2010) Şiirin Ortak Paydası -1 Şiirbilime Giriş, İkaros Publishing
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
What is the sign
Week 2 - Theoretical
Linguistic and linguistic signs
Week 3 - Theoretical
What is the Meaning?
Week 4 - Theoretical & Practice
The processes of meaning and the formation of meaning
Week 5 - Theoretical & Practice
The processes of meaning and the formation of meaning
Week 6 - Theoretical & Practice
Concepts of denotation and connotation
Week 7 - Theoretical & Practice
Introduction to semiotic analysis: descriptive level
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Homework
Week 9 - Theoretical & Practice
Nattarive level
Week 10 - Theoretical & Practice
Narrative level: actants
Week 11 - Theoretical & Practice
Modalities
Week 12 - Theoretical & Practice
Thematic level
Week 13 - Theoretical & Practice
Analysis of a narrative
Week 14 - Practice
Student Applications
Week 15 - Final Exam
Term Homework
Week 16 - Final Exam
Term Homework
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Assignment1%40
Term Assignment1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1453112
Midterm Examination1516
Final Examination1617
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)125
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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OÇ-1
3
4
4
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3
3
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3
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3
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3
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OÇ-5
3
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5
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