S-Space Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies (규장각한국학연구원) Korean Culture (한국문화) Korean Culture (한국문화) vol.38 (2006)
〈유씨삼대록〉의 죽음의 형상화 방식과 의미
- Issue Date
- 서울대학교 규장각한국학연구원
- 한국문화, Vol.39, pp. 1-30
- Yussisamdearok deals with the problem of death more than any other novels. This is very distinctive feature among classic novels which do not deals with the problem of death in the full scale.
The mode of encapsulation of death in Yussisamdearok is assorted to the image of foreground of death, generalization of death, and empowerment of death. The foreground of death makes its appearance in early death of heroine or frequent death of family. The generalization of death makes its appearance in description of death in destiny and in real description of usual face of death. And the empowerment of death makes its appearance in description of determination of a family"s fate as political base in remembrance of the dead.
Yussisamdearok has a meaning in opening up in new land of the problem of death in classic novels. Especially the novel shows three modes of the foreground of death, generalization of death, and empowerment of death in description of early death of princess Jinyang, the memorial of her, and the activity of her as the dead. These make the reasoning of the readers and creators of this novel are connected to lower rank family to whom the princess marry with. We can corroborate the actual fact of the family of Hyegyenggung(惠慶宮) Hong(洪) is the family to whom the princess Jeongmyeng(貞明公主) marry with in real.