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Mujung(無情) has been called the first modern novel in Korea. Mujung has the several differences with the pre-modern novels. The most outstanding factor is expressing emotions. ‘Expressing emotions’ is originated by the thought on literature of Lee Gwangsu(李光洙). The thought was that literature had to make people vivid emotionally. He thought that literature had to be the text of educating emotions(情育). Some scholars like Hatano Setsuko(波田野節子) insisted that the thought of Lee was originated in Japanese thoughts like Takayama Chokyu(高山樗牛), but basically the thought was from the reaction of Neo-confusian thought of Chosun.