Asst. Prof., Mardin Artuklu University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Kurdish Language and Literature, Mardin, Turkey.
Literature is not just aesthetics, according to some authors. Authors who think in this way load the missions to literature and use their works as a tool for this mission. Many writers in Zazaish/Zazakî literature write their works for a purpose. Ilhami Sertkaya is one of them. Politic issues holds an important place in his works. Kılama Şilane (The Song of Şilane) is a work of this kind. Political events have an important place in the work. The Kurdish question is addressed in many ways. The language is one of them. Forced migration is another important issue. The military coup of September 12, 1980 and social injustice are other important issueses.
Keywords: The novel named Kılama Şilane (The Song of Şilane), Zazaish/Zazakî Literature and Language, Political Literature.