40. Senior Apartment While my parents ran the convenient store, they lived in an apartment, 30 minutes’ walk from the store. Father had to open the store at 6 in the morning. At 5:30, he would leave the home with a golf club, a weapon for his safety, in his hand and walk to the store. Around 10, mother would pack the lunch and drive to the store. In the afternoon when the business is slow, he would drive home and ta..
16. Ko Young Chicken Farm After we moved to Gu Pa Bal, my parents were engaged in real estate business. They bought countryside fields and sold them to the city folks. Father bought a motorcycle as a form of transportation. After the kids went to school, we, I and my parents, had late breakfast together. Then, mother sat down and started her make up. The smells of Pond’s and Coty products remind me of my mother. After he..
'프랭크' 삼촌 영화는 1969 년 남부 캐롤라이나의 작은 마을을 무대로 시작한다. 14살 소녀 ‘베스’는 가족 모임에서 늘 외톨이가 되어버리는 삼촌 ‘프랭크’를 좋아한다. NYU (뉴욕대학)의 교수인 그의 권유로 그녀는 뉴욕대학에 입학하게 된다. 그리고 삼촌의 집에서 열리는 파티에 갔다가 그의 룸메이트인 ‘윌리’를 만나고, 그들이 게이 커플임을 알게 된다. 윌리는 동성애자들이 죽음을 당하는 고향 사우디 아라비아를 탈출한 무슬림이다. 할아버지의 갑작스러운 죽음에 프랭크와 베스는 남부의 고향을 찾게 된다. 집에 남아 있기로 했던 윌리가 차를 렌트해 몰래 프랭크의 뒤를 따라오다 발각이 되고, 프랭크가 타고 가던 자동차가 고장이 나자, 결국 셋은 같은 차를 타고 가게 된다. 가족 중 프랭크의 아버지와 누이 만이 그가 게이라는..
1. A Train to Manchuria He waited in dark for the family to fall in sleep. He closed his eyes and pictured the faces of his brothers and sisters. He did not know when to see them again. He made up his mind after he overheard his father was going to the marketplace to sell the cow. He will leave when the day breaks. He will make lots of money in Manchuria, the new world with many opportunities, and buy his father a cow,..