NARRATIVE TECHNIQUE IN THE NOVELS FLEA PALACE AND FORTY RULES OF LOVE BY ELIF SHAFAK
Text topic: Crisis of Narrative
Text author: Ида Јовић
Elif Shafak, one of the distinguished representatives of Turkish Postmodernism, uses different narrative techniques to critically provoke traditional forms and values still present in Turkish literature. The paper deals with the narrative techniques used by Elif Shafak in her novels Flea Palace and Forty Rules of Love. By developing a unique narrative method based on the concept of circle, and also based on experimenting with different narrators and multiple points of view, Elif Shafak creates novels which have distinctive place in Turkish literature, as could be noticed from the fact that she is a very popular writer in Turkey as well as abroad.