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From Brushed in Light: Calligraphy in East Asian Cinema by Markus Nornes

  • A man and woman sit on the beach. On the building behind them is painted a sign. The hangul, "새장여인숙" (Saejang Inn) is a play on words. Inserting space ("새장 여인 숙") converts the sign to something like "Woman in a Cage." Ironically, this indicates the position of the female character with him.
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  • Asian Studies
  • Media Studies
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