Every individual who happens on inner questionings due to external factors in various periods of life,evaluates by centering his/her self from certain perpectives the events/phenomenons of intellectual and emotional aspects. The scope and severity of this assessment have parallels with the emotional and intellectual world in which the individual are in. Sefa Kaplan also evaluates by basing on her own self in her poems her feelings and thoughts from various self phenomenon and transfers them to the reader. The “self” emphasis seen in the poet's poems is a panorama of a whole consisting of pieces, each with separate features, qualities and function. The self phenomenons that constitute this integrity, have a significant importance in understanding and interpreting the poems of Sefa Kaplan. Because the poet builds on his own self, which he evaluates and points out the framework/foundation of his poems from various angles.
Sefa Kaplan, existential self, paradoxical self, symbolical self, holistic self