Shelter: A Novel Themes & Motifs

Jung Yun
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The Effects of Domestic Violence

Kyung grew up in a home filled with violence, and that violence left its mark on each of them, including the abusers, to the point that it altered how they lived and felt for their rest of their lives. The effects of domestic violence are a very real problem for millions of people, and Korean culture impacts how the violence is a long-term problem for the family.

Jin routinely beat Mae during the early years of their marriage. Jin hated many things Mae did and he recounts a time when he had wanted her to buy herself a new outfit to wear to a faculty event. Jin was embarrassed when Mae bought an outfit on sale and forgot to remove the sale tag. He was furious over her mistake and beat her brutally when they got home. The beating was so severe...

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