Original Works

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Printed/Published Work Korean(한국어)

벙어리 삼룡이

About the Original Works

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Original Title
벙어리 삼룡이
Title Romanization
Beongeori samnyongi
English Title (Printed)
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Classification

literature > Korean Literature > Korean Fiction > 20th century > Short Story

Author
Na Do-hyang
Co-Author
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Published Year
1925
Publisher
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ISBN
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Main Characters
Samryongi, Mr. Oh, Oh’s son, Oh’s daughter-in-law
Subject/Theme
Love, sacrifice, class difference

About the Author

  • Na Do-hyang
  • Birth : 1902 ~ 1926
  • Occupation : Novelist
  • First Name : Do-hyang
  • Family Name : Na
  • Korean Name : 나도향
  • ISNI : 0000000083760910
  • Works : 20
Plot

Samryongi is a more loyal and faithful servant than anyone else, but he is a mute, often abused because of his ugly appearance. The only person who treats him humanely is the lady of the house who married his master’s son. After some time, the master's son physically abuses the lady, and a big fire starts in the house. Samryongi risks his life to save the lady.

Descriptions(Languages 2)
  • English(English)
  • Korean(한국어)

This novel tells the story of class conflict and human love. Through the death of Samryongi, the author shows the sublime of love in this work of fiction, which is highly regarded in the history of Korean literature.

신분갈등과 인간애를 소설로 형상화 한 작품이다. 삼룡이의 죽음을 통해 사랑의 숭고함을 보여주며, 한국 문학사에서 높은 평가를 받고 있다.

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