Artistic reality in Sh. Murtaza’s novel «Red arrow»

  • Ж. Д. Дадебаев
  • Л. Ж. Мусалы


In the article was done analysis of ideological-artistic and structural features of works of Sh. Murtaza particularly, of a novel «Red arrow». In the article were named characteristics revealing genre features of the epic novel, which consists of five books. A protagonist is a state worker, who performed management positions over in the beginning of the ХХth, the great son of Kazakh people Turar Ryskulov. The epic novel comprises Turar Ryskulov’s entire life and work until the imposition of death warrant by government, which for he dedicated all his life from childhood. According to views of authors despite of the comprising by the novel «Red»Arrow» Turar Ryskulov’s entire life and work, it cannot be perceived as biographical work. Because in the epic novel through the life and work of historical person we can see picture of the Kazakh people, real political and social events of the era against the background of life and history of the whole nation. Reality in the «Red arrow» is a reality of Kazakh nation.Main characters are focused on the qualities of Ryskul and Turar, demonstrate them by the branches.
How to Cite
ДАДЕБАЕВ, Ж. Д.; МУСАЛЫ, Л. Ж.. Artistic reality in Sh. Murtaza’s novel «Red arrow». Eurasian Journal of Philology: Science and Education, [S.l.], v. 158, n. 6, may 2016. ISSN 2618-0782. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 23 jan. 2019.


theme and idea; epic novel, political and social sovereignty of Kazakh nation; artistic generalization, reality of life.