Continuous structure of literature could show itself sometimes in literary genre and sometimes in literary work. The most fundamental example of this is written culture works which contain effects of oral culture. By this idea Keşanlı Ali Destanı which combine traditional and modern elements is has been studied within “noble bandit” theme. Also will be tried to show that written culture could have same common elements with oral culture by the template of common elements of oral culture.
Noble bandit, Keşanlı Ali Destanı, Haldun Taner, Eric J. Hobsbawm.