Edited By Corina Daba-Buzoianu, Hasan Arslan and Mehmet Ali Icbay
Time Configuration in the Fictional Narrative in the Context of TV Serİes “Ben Onu Çok Sevdİm”
This work titled “Time configuration in the fictional narrative in the context of TV series “Ben Onu Çok Sevdim” is addressed with the purpose to seek an answer to the problematic proposition highlighted also by Paul Ricouer as “Can past events, whether factual or fictional, be presented without any intervention at any aspects to the narrative by the speaker?” especially in the light of the series on re-presentation of the events and political actors subject to late political history, recently broadcast on Turkish and foreign TV channels. As it may be acknowledged, fictional world of television also brings along “manufacturing consent” or “legitimization/illegitimization” as an important means of socialization. Thus, the viewer charmed by the TV language is sometimes manipulated without questioning the “factuality” and used for propaganda. The fact that the real world cannot be reflected as it is on mass media, resides above all in the obligation of “making a choice”. Choosing takes place firstly at the level of facts to be communicated. Then, the elements of the communicated events are chosen. (Mutlu, 2008) In the end, regardless of the title or format, all program and image broadcast on TV are re-presented by establishing specific choosing, interpretation, construction and “narrative” codes. In this context, the TV series titled “Ben Onu Çok Sevdim” on the life of former Prime Minister of Turkey between the years 1950–1960 Adnan Menderes, who was tried at Yassiada Court established after the 1960 Military Coup and executed on...