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This study aims to reanalyze the meaning structure of <Anbingmongyurok> and find the theme of this story. Till now, there have been several studies about this story. But most of the studies ignored the importance the dream world that includes the central meaning of this story. And the studies cannot enough to explain the overall feature of this story. The best method to find theme is to understand the narrative structure of story. The narra- tive structure of the story is mostly influenced by traditional narrative genre. Therefore we have to confirm from which genre is borrowed. Next, we have to inspect closely the specific narrative structure of this story, and research what characters of this story play role. The theme of this story is follows; the hero is in trouble because he cannot know the mothed of real life. The theme of this story has the indissoluble connection with the author. The author resigned from public life and lived in retirement. We believe, this situation of the author has a close connection with the narrative structure of this story.