Although Söngsam and Tokchae in "Cranes" represent opposite sides of the war, they share similarities. Compare their characters and their situations.
In the short story "Cranes ," Söngsam and Tokchae are two childhood friends who lost contact throughout the years and find themselves on the opposite sides of a conflict. The latter is a member of a communist agrarian collective whilst the other is an officer. Although they are, politically, on opposing ends, they are...
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