Tuesday, January 08, 2008

[The Chosun Ilbo, December 24 2007] Adultery, Evil Mothers-in-Law: Korean Soaps in 2007

The hottest topics in Korean TV soaps in 2007 were adultery and conflicts between woman and her mother-in-law, and the resolutions were inevitably physical.

Viewers were treated to cheating spouses being cursed, kicked in the stomach and hit over the head with a washboard. The stock conflict between women and their mothers-in-law also reached new heights of intensity on TV.

◆ Coming to blows
◆ Nasty mothers-in-law
◆ Regressing

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