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Popular Novels have written in the late 1920s and spreaded in the 1930s. It was not long before the popular novels came into majority literature of modern korea. The reciprocity between narrative and ethics appear more essential of the popular novels. Confucian ethics were based in the everyday lives of modern korea. This moral sense is reflected in the popular novels of modern korea.The present paper analyzes a narrative ethics of the popular novels. Narrative ethics can be construed in two directions ; narrative discourse and ethical discourse. I reach a reciprocity between narrative and ethical discourse. The works inquired ethical criticism are Sarang of Lee Kwang-su, Flower of Brier of Kim Mal-Bong, and Soonaebo of Park Gye-goo, named the romance novel of love story. The texts were represented current consciousness of Confucian ethics. The major characters acquires an aspect of moral men who are an ideal type in time.It is important to take note of the fact that popular novels succeed the conventional narrative. This plot relate narrative identity that infuse the moral rules. In narrating the aim of the true life, narrative identity gives it the recognizable features of characters respected. The authors of popular novels reflects the ethical expectations of contemporary readers. The readers read the popular novels with a horizon of expectations that is a background of confusion ethics. Such being the case, popular novels in the 1930s take over the traditional narrative that was formed with ethical codes of Confucianism.