In Japan at the end of the 19th century, human beings, which had been subdivided by status and class, were transformed into a homogeneous community called the people. And they were divided into men and women. Along with the formation of a national anthem, humans are given equal rights. The man who speaks there refers to a man. Women or those who do not have nationality were excluded. Soseki Natsume and Lee Kwang-soo are the authors of modern Japan and Korea. I want to compare and analyze how they reveal women in their works and find out what they mean.
Soseki said in his work that the meaning of the wise lady is not a wife who obeys her side indefinitely. He described himself as a man of firm individuality and equal to his husband. Under the emperor system, such remarks were cautious. So it was expressed through the form of ‘Future stories’. Through his work, Lee also claimed that women suffered hardship due to the side effects of early marriage, the need for women's education, and that parasites and daughters, who were then recognized as goods and possessions, were human beings. Both authors viewed women as personalities. This was an advanced view of the times.