Education: The Times Follow

To the yangban (noblemen) of Seoul, the whole fantastic scheme seemed as sinister a foreign plot as had ever been brought to Korea. Never before had the country had a school for women, and now an American Methodist Episcopal missionary named Mary Scranton was opening one with the obvious purpose of corrupting Korean womanhood. There were even rumors, back in 1886, that a girl who dared to go there might have her eyes cut out by the missionaries for medical research.

The school called Ewha Haktang (Pear Flower Study House) did change the women...

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