From Cuddly Pets to Companions
World Ch. Schedule : FRI 20:00 KST
Date : 2021-12-10
Animals have lived together with humans in the past and present. Recently, attitudes towards pets haves changed from adorable pets to cherished companions. The way pets are illustrated in literature has also undergone a transformation due to changing perceptions of pets over time. There is the book "Burying the Dog" written by Lee Si-won in the Joseon Dynasty that was dedicated to the subject of pets. "Lives of Cats" is a more recent literary work where cats take center stage. Through these works and more, we will search for answers on what makes a a pet a true companion in the literary sense.