Among the most important artists in the Tatarian Literature of the Early Twentieth Century, Zakir Remiyev or Derdmend is regarded as one of the founders of Tatarian lyrical and philosophical poetry. He reflects upon his pieces of work his world view mostly regarding the meaning of life and highlights types of wording and structure in his creativity. The poetica of the artist who assigns a profound meaning into every word consists of the descriptions about world, life, and nature, the original inventions, and the figures of speech. Having a special style of depiction, Derdment maintains the traditions of Eastern Literature (i.e. Persian, Arabian and Turkish literatures) and however passes down his own sentiments and world picture in a new form and in Western context. He embeds into his works all the richness of literary language and the quintessential examples of local vernacular in a special euphony. In the present study, we aim to examine and discuss the rhetorics that Derdment employs to express his own opinions, his perspective on literature, and the aesthetic value of his poems.
Tatarian Literature, Derdment, rhetorics, vocabulary, musical euphony.