Disability Metaphors and Patriotic-Enlightenment Movement in the Korea Daily News, 1907-1910

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Eunyoung Jung

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disability, metaphors, the Korea Daily News

Abstract

This article explores disability metaphors in the Korea Daily News from 1907 to 1910, in particular analyzing the section titled, pyunpyungidam. The author argues that this earliest Korean modern newspaper used blindness and language disabilities to represent its antagonist and its despair in the context of the patriotic enlightenment movement against colonialism. 

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