Yakup Kadri is a writer, journalist anda theorist, who adopted the views of the Fecr-i Ati community, later joined the National Literature, and published in many areas during the Republican Period. Kadri, who had a good education, also served as a deputy and a diplomat. Yakup Kadri defends and supports the National Struggle in his novels and newspaper articles. He is aware that the change in a society cannot be only political, but it should also be social, cultural and economic aspects. For this reason, he handles a wide range of problems especially in his newspaper articles. He is a good observer with an intellectual approach to the events. In this study, Yakup Kadri’s works published in Ikdam newspaper such as “Istanbul is having fun, Outlandish Istanbul, Istanbul’s Reconstruction, Istanbul’s Degree of Ardour, National Defence Organization in Istanbul, Istanbul’s Dissipation, Prostitution in Istanbul, The traitors and Istanbul, Degeneration in Istanbul, Ottoman Public Debt Administration in Istanbul, İstanbul Teachers, Anatolia, Istanbul, Istanbul University, Extraordinary Conditions in Istanbul, Istanbul has not survived “will be examined and the issues such as War of Independence, The life of people in Istanbul, Moral Corruption in Istanbul, Educational Institutions in Istanbul’’ will be revealed from the eyes of Yakup Kadri.
National Struggle, moral corruption, education, teacher.
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