Throughout the narrative, people with different functions are introduced to the reader through a number of techniques. In a work, the individual element is not only described in a static way by depiction, but also includes the actions and movements, allowing the characters to be presented more vividly. In Sâmiha Ayverdi's novels,personality change constitutes an important place,so the author pays special attention to the presentation of the person. The author is very successful not only in creating persons but also in creating characters. She uses both modern and traditional techniques in characterizing its individuals. In her novels, not only the external image depiction of individuals but also detailed psychology presentations are made. For this purpose, modern techniques such as internal monologue, internal analysis and stream of consciousness are included in the presentation of the spiritual structure. In the novel of Sâmiha Ayverdi, which is the subject of our study, by giving examples from the work, the techniques and characterization applied in the presentation of the individuals were tried to be put forward.
Novel, characterization, narrative techniques, “Ateş Ağacı”, Sâmiha Ayverdi.