Abstract


Louse in Turkish Culture
Culture is the name of a dynamic structure that is far from stationary, which involves a deep rooted experience of the union of all its material and spiritual elements. Within this structure, the role of what belongs to the past in today's shaping, a subject that should not be ignored, is the basic basis for the emergence of our work. In this direction, in our work aiming to reveal the "louse" we encounter with colorful and various uses in Turkish folk culture with the use of elements such as fairy, legend, lullaby, mania, riddle, legend, epic proverb, idiom, folk medicine, it is mentioned as a biological term and then it is mentioned in the folk culture elements how it is used for what purpose and in the social life.

Keywords
Culture, folk literature, louse,