- Second Semesters Exam - POPCULTURE IN LATE CHOSON 1 PANSORI(FOLK OPERA 2 SIJO(POETIC FORM TERMS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Sijo(Short Poems Tanga(Short Stories

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POPCULTURE IN LATE CHOSON 01/05/16 1. P’ANSORI (FOLK OPERA) 2. SIJO (POETIC FORM) TERMS: 1. Sijo (Short Poems) 2. Tanga (Short Stories) 3. Hansi (Chinese Poems) 4. Kisaeng (Women Entertainer) 5. P’ansori (Folk Opera) 6. Kwangdae Kasu (Singer) 7. Kosu (Drummer) 8. Song of Ch’unghyang (Spring Fragrance) P’ANSORI Developed in 18 th century Consisted of popular songs that were transmitted orally The 3 elements Singer, Drummer and Audience. Started out as a form of entertainment for the lower class people, eventually was performed in the royal palace. It was customized to fit the class of the audience In the 19 th century the P’ansori repertoire was recognized by Shin Chae Hyo Mostly performed by men, later performed by women Hungbo and Nolbu (Reward Good Punish Evil) “Story of Lieutenant Pa” Pa thinks the kisaeng is an angel, and gets tricked by everyone SIJO Native Korean literature form which is still written today At first Sijo were composed by upper-class men, but in the 16 th century many women entertainers (kisaeng) started to write them Fully formed in Choson, some believed it came from Hansi translation Some believed it started in Silla, Hyangga 2 of the most famous Sijo poets were Chong Ch’ol , a 16 th century yangban scholar and Hwang Chin-I , a 16 th century kisaeng Themes Nature, Love, Kisaeng poems, passing time Makes an ideal form for Neo-Confucianist Main topics first was royalty to the king Other things were love of nature and lamenting of passing time more Buddhist form Blue rapid and moon it rhymes and its longer Chong Ch’ol He was exiled from the capital city for a while, he had conflicts with the Yangban society and wrote all these poems Hwang Chin-I 16 th century Kisaeng (women entertainer) One of the most famous writers in Choson, Her father was a Yangban and mother was a Yangban’s concubine, so she couldn’t qualify as a Yangban People of Kasaeng were proud of her She was not valued at all, probably her stories are thrown away “Long November Night” – famous poem (SIJO) LATE CHOSON REFORM & ENLIGHTMENT 01/12/16
TERMS: 1. Treaty of Nanking (1842) 08/29 Treaty of Peace, to mark the end of the First Opium War (1839-42) btwn the UK of Great Britain and Ireland and the Qing Dynasty of China 2. Treaty of Kanagawa (1854) Perry returned to Tokyo to sign the Treaty on 03/31 which opened Japan to trade with the US, and the West 3. T. of Kanghwa (1876) The Japan – Korea Treaty of 1876, the Japan – Korea Treaty of Amity in Japanese or Treaty of Ganghwa Island in Korean, was made btwn representatives of the Empire of Japan and the Joseon Kingdom in 1876. Japanese influenced over to the young progressive politicians 4. Kim Ok Kyun Reformist, activist during the Late Choson Dynasty of Korea, served under the national civil service under King Kojong and actively participated to advance Western ideas and sciences in Korea 5. Ito Hirofumi 6. Li Hung-Chan 7. Choe Cheu

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