Do not have legal rights widowhood confucian ideology

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Do not have legal rights Widowhood Confucian ideology stressed that the greatest of womanly virtues was her devotion to her husband and his lineage. The children of remarried widows were punished by being excluded from government service Legal Restrictions Confucian ethics were based on the principle that a loyal subject could serve only one king and a chaste wife could serve only one husband Discrimination between sons of wives and concubines helped to maintain power in the hands of a limited Yangban elite. A man could divorse his wife if she was guilty of any of the one “7 deadly sins”. The movie Widow on Korean Culture Shin Sa Im Dang: Mother of the people, famous for painting insects and plants
Hwang Chin-i 16th century poet She became one of the most famous writers in Choson She was a kisaeng or female entertainer. There are many legends about her life. Long November Night — Might be on Final Exam, NOT Midterm Ho Nansorhon - 16th Century Poet The daughter of a yangban, she was brought up in a sheltered atmosphere Her works deal with loneliness and frustration of life in the women's quarters. “Poor Women” Till her fingers are stiff with cold She cuts the cloth with scissors To make a dress for a girl to be married But every year she keeps to her empty room —> could be a widow,
November 12 Week 9: Early Choson and the Creation of the Yangban Society Mi Sung - gye (general) Chou Young "Morning Calm" Choson means morning calm Merit Subject Yangban (2 side) merit subjects supported him to be in throne Sodang - local school Similar to our public school system Their goal was to send students to the National Confucian Academy Political Organization System King State Council Six ministers Eight provinces 8 governors National Confucian Academy Confucian university Hope (ID) Chongro - market/ barter system No paper money or coins, they would trade different items King Sejong The Great (1418-1450) Very prominent and well known (Alexander the Great) Comparable to ^ Academy of Confucian Scholars = Hall of Worthies Same institution Humin Chongum = Correct Sounds to be Taught to the People That’s what he was about, teaching sounds to the people Invented the Korean alphabet?? Choe Man - li Easier sounds for women and children to learn Onman -> vernacular Song of Flying Dragon Dragon: founder taejo *stanza 32 "the Will of Heaven" Heaven is from Confucianism Compare = The Power of the Many buddhas Koryo kingdom
Meditation and Buddhism *Ten conjunctions Comparing the 10 conjunctions and the Song of Flying Dragon The Tale of Hong Kil-dong by Ho Kyun First novel written in Korea *Ho nansoffor *satirical noul in Korea Form of literature Inventions and Creations Plain Wordron Agriculture Arith medical Enlightenment Treasure of Eastern Medicine by Ho Chan** Astronomical Clock Sun Dial Rain Gauge Water Gauge Lots of developments in science Yi Dynasty to early Choson Yi Kingdom demised and a new religion arose Society, politics, literature, and more changes Thesis : The Choson society was founded by the Neo-Confucian literati. Consequently the new Neo-

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