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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(7); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060712.

An analysis of the traditional culture of China and Korea in fairy tales


Chen Lujia

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Chen Lujia

Hoseo University, Yashan, South Korea


The cultural exchanges and communication between China and South Korea not only have a long history, but also become closer with the development of information and convenient transportation. Under the background of the increasingly frequent folk cultural exchanges and the increasing number of Korean Chinese learners and Chinese Korean learners, analyzing the similarities and differences between Chinese and Korean cultures through the comparison of traditional fairy tales can be of great help to the close cultural exchanges between the two countries. This paper selects the Chinese fairy tale "The Wolf grandmother" and the Korean fairy tale "The Brother and Sister turning into the Sun and the Moon" to discuss, in order to provide reference for the language learners and cultural lovers of the two countries.


China, Korea, traditional fairy tales, cultural comparison

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Chen Lujia. An analysis of the traditional culture of China and Korea in fairy tales. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 7: 68-71. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.060712.


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