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A Study on Melodramtic Natures of Popular Novels in the 1930s: with Reference to Baby-Brier[chilekot]Kim, Jong-Soo This article purposes to explore melodramatic natures of baby-brier [chilekot] for melodramatic natures on popularities of popular novels in the 1930s. Especially this article examines what popular novels have influenced to public readers' emotional consciousness at that time as well. A heroine, though she was a modern girl, was self-sacrificing and mate- rialized traditional morals in baby-brier[chilekot]. In addition as she has even had lovely motherhood, she has let public readers get themselves absorbed in her character. Love triangles have reiterated in the narrative structure so actions have troubled between main characters in love relation- ship, have proceeded into exitement. Moreover daily life of upper class have been depicted in detail as luxurious scenes of which public readers were very envious in the story. In baby-brier[chilekot] public readers had fantasy that the sacrificing heroine, identified with readers, could compensated for financial values. It is important that melodramatic natures in baby-brier [chilekot] have made public readers internalize capitalistic value uncon- sciously in the 1930s. Popular novels in the 1930s have respond to the desire of public readers who had not possessed financial wealth but wanted to enjoy rich livelihood eagerly in real life.