Humor has been a constant part of life from the times when mankind existed to this day. This is also quite evident in Classical Turkish Literature. There are countless examples of humor that is basic, characteristic, moral, educational and tutorial in every period. Beside this, the number of works with a laughing feature on the front is small. There are also some characteristic types in these works of our classical literature. One of these types is Delle-i Muhtâle. A great deal of material about this humorous tideline, which is not seen much by today's literary researchers and seems to be noteworthy, is waiting to be processed. Delle-i Muhtâle, a type originating from Arabic literature, has taken place in our literature both as a metaphor and as a sepereted. As a bad and deceitful type, Delle-i Muhtâle is treated as an example of the type of bad woman in many poems and mathnawis, or as the person whom the characters are likened to. In this article, we have been informed about the type of this evil woman by way of the texts directly related to Delle-i Muhtâle.
Humor, Delle-i Muhtâle, Delilah, types.