House of Affection: On the Way to the School

Volkan Yücel


This paper focuses on the school as a house of affection. The debate is based on the movie, “On the Way to the School” (2008) and traces the difficulties of education in the second language. How the students’ daily life is being transformed to a unified educational synthesis in the east part of Turkey? Emre (the protagonist) requires the students speak only in Turkish and tries to teach them which creates two different feeling spaces and isolated schooling with no real affection.     


Education, Affection, On the Way to the School, Desire, State

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