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Essay Competition Rules and Information Deadline: March 31, Cuniculi " by Pyun Hye-young Please note that the adult division age limit has been increased to age Along with Han Kang and Jo Kyung-ran, Pyun Hye-young is among a group of new "international" Korean women writers whose work is characterized by its exploration of the darker aspects of contemporary society.
Cuniculi" is a very representative Pyun story, which can be read on many levels as allegory, psychological realism, social criticism, and even surrealism. What is it about the story that you find most powerful, and what insight does the story provide into Korean society or society in general?
You may draw comparisons with other writers or provide a close reading of the story on its own terms. Be sure to explain the reason for your interpretation or comparison. Although it was written inYi Mun-yol's An Appointment with His Brother is still highly relevant today, particularly with North Korea's almost continuous presence in international news headlines.
What does the novella show you about North Korea, its culture, and its people that is different from what you imagined from the media coverage of North Korea?
What does it tell you about the complex issue of reunification and the potential problems it raises for both North and South? Given what you learn from reading the novella, how would you describe its underlying central theme?
Use examples from the text and from the media to illustrate your points. Junior essay division grade 8 and younger Folktales index Korea has a rich tradition of storytelling, and its folktales reflect important aspects of its history and culture.
Many of the old historical texts are full of local legends and myths.
Folk tales can be entertaining and educational, but they can also strike a deep chord in our personal lives, and many Korean folktales demonstrate the universal tragedies and triumphs of daily life in the family. Each topic refers to the list of Korean folktales found on our folktales index page.
Please make sure to select a folktale under the " Writing Competition" list. When writing your essay, please be sure to include specific references to the tale you chose to write about. In your analysis or interpretation of the stories, you may also want to make references to your own life experiences.
Select one folktale from the list and explain your interpretation of the story.
What is its importance? Why do you think it was created? Which Korean folktale character do you relate to best and why? Would you make the same decisions as that character? If you could change one of these folktales, what would you change and why?
Do you disagree with something the tale is trying to convey? Essays must not exceed 1, words in length. Junior division students should refer to our folktales index when choosing a folktale to write about and select one of the stories listed there.Jan 27, · Overview | How does a writer get beyond basic facts and events to write about people in a captivating yet concise way?
What elements and details make for an interesting profile? This lesson offers some examples of ways you can use The New York Times as a model for writing about people. International Essay Contest for Young People.
Competitions. Deadline June 15, ; Region Online; SHARES. Share Tweet Subscribe. The GOI Foundation is organizing annual essay contest with an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development.
It also. The deadline for submissions is p.m. on Friday, April 27, Awards carry a modest cash prize. Students may submit their own work or a faculty member may submit outstanding student papers.
Lions International Essay Contest Lions clubs around the world are encouraged to sponsor students in the Lions International Essay Contest. This essay contest was created to offer an opportunity to visually impaired young people to express their feelings of peace.
Feb 10, · But now, on the Web, any decent photo essay posted by a professional can be viewed by most people in the business in a very short time. Certainly this year’s judges would already have seen most of the entries in advance.
International Essay Contest for Young People. Application Deadline: June 15, This annual essay contest is organized in an effort to harness the energy, creativity and initiative of the world’s youth in promoting a culture of peace and sustainable development. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think.