THE NARCISSISM AND OTHERNESS THEME IN ANNA SEGHERS’ NOVEL THE DEAD STAY YOUNG

Cihan TUNCER

This study explores one of the most important writer Anna Seghers’ work called The Dead Stay Young. It is considered important as it reflects Hitler’s impact on German society socially and psychologically. The novel was analysed in the context of narcissism and otherness and these themes were scrutinized through the novel characters.

Key Words: Anna Seghers, The Dead Stay Young, Otherness, Narcissism, National Socialism, Hitler