Jeondeung Shinwha is a work that revived literary tradition of romance which had almost disappeared since the Tang Dynasty in the history of Chinese novel. Geumoh Shinwha is the first novel in Korea to create the genre custom of romance, so it can be said to be very important work in Josen Dynasty novel history.
As for the female shape of Geumoh Shinwha and Jeondeung Shinwha, the female figure with tragic fate accounts for the majority of female figures. In extreme terms, the mixed affection stories of a female figure with a sad fate and a male figure who sympathize with it make up main part of the story. Why did Gu-Woo and Kim-Siseop create such tragic female protagonists? Of course, in the case of Gu-Woo, it is not that there is no affection folklore that ends with a happy ending. However, when viewed as a whole, it seems that the two writers are putting great emphasis on the tragic of affection and creation of the tragic female shape. This study analyzes the literary psyche of Gu-Woo and Kim-Siseup, and the creation a tragic female shape from various aspect, also comparatively analyzes the features of the female shape in the works.