「ChoisaengUjingi」 is a well-made work by the description of background. The description of background of this work showed as the aspects such a type of long distance view, a type of characterizing a certain rear scene and a type of solving mazes.
First, a type of long distance view can be found in the description of background for the introduction of this work. It is a view that the narrator’s eyes on the hither side were looking around widely the majestic scenery extending into the distance. The place was taken view of the place of the real world referring as Dutasan, but it was incubating the secret fantasy world referring as the place of Taoist hermit with miraculous powers. A type of long distance view contributed to show the whole character of work.
Second, the description of characterizing a certain rear scene on the heroine’s back has given an impression of being closer to the character on the reader’s side. It was the scene of autumn when Choisaeng decided to go to find the fantasy world firstly, on the other hand, the moment when he returned from the fantasy world and the moment when he went down into the yard of a temple in the real world was described to be characterized pedagogism. Moreover, when he entered to the real world, as it was characterized the certain scenes such as gold and a white chair of jade, it symbolized that he finally arrived at another world. The way of description of background gave a clue for present situation of Choisaeng.
Third, the author set the description of background of a type of solving mazes in the work for Choisaeng’s adventurous character. It is the description of background that was built newly from that moment when the heroine fell down a cliff. Even if it could not be seen with the eyes of the real world, there was definitely the mazes of the fantasy, it is a way of describing that presented more realistic Choisaeng’s exploration and showed concretely the heroine’s character.
Such description of background has a novelistic function from reinforcement of the character’s superman consciousness. First, even if Choisaeng entered to the fantasy world and was for just one day, the time of real world went by 70days.
Moreover, it was depicted the change of time as the change of background. The narration was progressed differently in the passage of time for revenge, respectively, which are ‘the time when the fall foliage was beautiful’ and ‘the time when the light snowfall was end and the new moon was bright’.
The change of narration for revenge was done by indirect experience of another character, not a heroine. It is the scene to show the search process of JeungGong who had ever been there before Choisaeng searched the fantasy world. The reason why the change of narration for revenge could visually touch our heart and arouse our interest is the function of the description of background.
Second, while Choisaeng overcame wild nature, he became a superman. Finally when he entered the cave where was a path for the fantasy world, sat face to face with a superman and discussed about the philosophical principles of universe, his consciousness of a superman could revive as consciousness of subject in which this work sought.
「ChoisaengUjingi」 has been showing the author’s creative consciousness, who concentrated to make the background that linked organically the work. It is a well-made novel because he was interested in the creation technique, which was immersed in the plot of a novel different with the earlier years.