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Seoul in the 80s and Choi Seung-ja's Poetry

Suyeun Jung 1

1공주대학교 재외한인문화연구소

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ABSTRACT

Choi Seungja is a female poet who represents the 1980s. In the 1980s, societal political oppression was severe, and rapid democratization and a desire for democratization were at a time when it was too early. Seoul is a space of personal life for Choi Seungja and is a place to be a background for writing. I will examine the real problems and suffering of the speaker or contemporaries in Choi Seungja's poetry, such as the failure and loss of love, political oppression and sacrifice, and relative deprivation and alienation due to wealth distribution. One of the most remarkable aspects of Choi Seungja's way of remembering Seoul in the 1980s is that he criticizes Seoul's capitalism in the 1980s through the bizarre overeating and hunger images appearing in"

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