Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood Setting & Symbolism

Richard E. Kim
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Train

Train refers to the form of long-distance transportation the family used. The mother, baby boy and father had been traveling all day by train that stopped at the border town railroad station before crossing a bridge over the Tuman River to Manchuria.

Tuman River

Tuman River is the name of the river that they must cross to reach Manchuria. They initially plan to cross the river by train, but eventually walk across the frozen river rather than risking a long delay for another train to take them across.

Railroad station

Railroad station refers to the location at the border town from northern Korea to Manchuria where mother, father and baby boy warm themselves before crossing the frozen river.

Foreign missionaries

Foreign missionaries refer to the high school that has agreed to hire the father to teach biology and chemistry in Manchuria.

Korean ghetto

Korean ghetto refers to...

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