RumeliDE Dil ve Edebiyat Araştırmaları Dergisi, sa.20, ss.278-286, 2020 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)
Cevat Çapan has published poetry books, theater reviews and anthologies and has translated poems
from poets of various countries into Turkish. He is also a writer and academician. In addition to his
many works, Çapan also has a novel for children. This children's novel is called "Hapış ile Kapış
Havana'da". "Hapış ile Kapış Havana'da" was published in 2018 by the drawings of Semih Poroy.
After being friends with each other, the three children characters of the mentioned novel, Hapış,
Kapış and Kavruk Yunus, go on a summer vacation to spend their summer holiday in Kâni Uncle's
summer house in Yalıoba. During this holiday, a cultural transmission is made in the work through
the conversations that the children have with Uncle Kâni, the archaeological sites they visit, the music
they listen to, and the literary artists they meet. This study aims to examine the cultural transmission
in the novel. The novel has been studied for this purpose. As a result of the examination, it has been
observed that Cevat Çapan made cultural transmission to his readers about tangible cultural heritage
elements, intangible cultural heritage elements, literary cultural elements and music culture. These
transmissions in the novel are very important in terms of raising consciousness and awareness of
cultural elements in children.
Keywords: Cevat Çapan, children's novel, cultural transmission