THE MATTER OF TIME IN THE NOVEL
One of the most important components of novel is the time. Because a consisting of fictional construction is in need of the time. The construction of novel whose time can not be built well is disorganized. For this reason, art of novel is about art of time. It is seen that good novels have got to an
esthetic fiction of time. The fiction is a process that have many aspects.To appreciate value of work it has to be analyzed. In this study, it is focused on function of time in novel and different matters of time of novel is explained theoretically.Then this theoretical knowledge is supported by quotations from wellknown works. The study depended on current terms generally, but few terms are used that there is not any agreement about it.
The art of novel, fictional time, time of action, narrative time, rhythm of time.