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Studies on Vietnamese and Korean Literature and Films

A study on feminism in the contemporary Korean dramas through the case of When the Camellia blooms (2019)

International Conference: “Studies on Vietnamese and Korean Literature and Films in the Context of Globalization”

1. Name (Family, Given): Phan Nguyen Phuoc Tien

2. Nationality: Vietnam

3. Profession: Lecturers

4. Higher Education: M.A Foreign Literature, Hue University

5. Employment: Faculty of Literature – University of Sciences, Hue University

6. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

A study on feminism in the contemporary Korean dramas through the case of When the Camellia blooms (2019)

ABSTRACT

In contemporary cultural life, the media has the power to influence on the emotions and perception of its viewers. This study analyzes a highly popular strategy of K-dramas in recent years, the feminist strategy. Feminism on the theme of gender equality is emerging as an important issue in the contemporary Korean culture. When the Camellia blooms – a KBS drama 2019 was selected for analysis to analyze in terms of: characters, the relationships of characters, context, dialogue, details, plot development, transformation of female characters... expresses a feminist message that shows a strong self - selection and transcendental thinking in male - oriented stereotypes and inequal social structure. The research results affirm that progressive, humane feminist values, consistent with modern feminist views are the great success of the film.

Keywords: Feminism, contemporary, Korean dramas, When the Camellia blooms…