Mirror of the Witch
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The Curse of the Royal Twins in Mirror of the Witch
"The Curse of the Royal Twins in Mirror of the Witch" | the talking cupboard - For anyone who is watching the recent fantasy sageuk "Mirror of the Witch", this article does a good job explaining the historical and cultural background behind the "fairy tale": the conflict between Buddhist, Taoist, and shamanistic schools at the time; and why fraternal twins (particularly a brother-sister pair) were viewed as cursed in Joseon society, leading to the infanticide or abandonment of the girl.
Floating in the air, a shadow creeping up on and strangling you—these are not just another day in the life of the ill-fated princess-witch heroine in Mirror of the Witch, a fantasy drama halfway through its scheduled run, but also experiences of real-life individuals undergoing sleep paralysis. [Continue reading on WordPress] #KimSaeRon #MirroroftheWitch #Sageuk #kdrama