Keywords: Nakedness,dressing,modern person,Peyami Safa,A Novel of the Hesitation



The Hesitations of Moden Person: The Thought of "Nakedness" and "A Novel of the Hesitation"

Modern person faces to the feeling of being stuck by the nature of the centuries which he/she lives. This feeling can either cause physical or psycological diseases or reveals itself as different way of thinking forms. The modern society structure which man becomes at the center element diversifies the emerging forms of this situations. At this point, the thought of "nakedness" can reveal itself. This thought, which put forward by Peyami Safa's "A Novel of the Hesitation", opens different meaning fields. In this study, the concept of "nakedness" which emerges with the thought of "dressing" will be examined in a dialectical point of view and we aim to deal with the existence of pain of modern human in an extent. At this context, by laying emphasis on the real and metaphoric meaning of the thought of "nakedness", the field of this concept in the life of modern person will be discussed, through the meaning fields of "nakedness", it will be evaluated on the basis of the position of modern person in the life.

Specially for the main theme of the study, through the main corpus which creating around the main characters of the novel, Vildan and Muharrir, laid emphasis on the contribution of the relationships of this two and others on the theme. It is seen that the relation network becomes gradually narrow, cause of the similarity of Vildan and Muharrir's point of views, emerges a spiral image which proceeds from community to individuality. It can be thought that behind this image's multilayer structure, there are elements which modern person's efforts of realization himself. Because, with modern era human being fall under the influence of many factors and he is primarily obliged to get over these factors through the realization trip of him. It is determined that the characters of Vildan and Muharrir evaded from these factors and in search of something about their selves. Therefore, some dialogues which have high philosophical values can reveal themselves. The thought of "nakedness", which has a high evacatory value, can be assimilated with the return of human to himself is like an alert of human who departs of him.

The aim of this study is to discuss the philosophical depth of which lay behind the thought of "nakedness" and "dressing" through in the light of thoughts of after modernity and it's thinkers, especially on the two characters and there is also an another aim is to settle the arguments, which are executed, on a ground.