Essay on Korea, North And South Korea

1494 Words Feb 12th, 2016 6 Pages
On August 8, 1945, the world would hear major event about a country. On that day, it was not good for the country of Korea. Many people ask why this is a bad event in Korea. On that day, the unthinkable happened; Korea split. The country would soon be called North and South Korea. The wall built, the demilitarized zone or the DMZ, would not cause war yet. Since Korea forged the DMZ to separate the countries to prevent war, it put each country in a neutral state. The DMZ placed both countries in the possibility of having war and people are petrified by the DMZ.
Introduction to Korea
These countries lie on the Korean peninsula. The capital of North Korea is Pyongyang. South Korea’s capital is Seoul. “North and South Korea 's Absurdist Armagation” author is Jeff Stein. To paraphrase Stein, our President Clinton talks about how the DMZ is a very dangerous place (Stein 1). . There are soldiers armed and ready to defend if something poses a threat. Another author who supports this is Klaus Dodds. So it makes it dangerous. Dodds wrote “Korean Peninsula” and Dodds said, “Korean Peninsula in a sentence it is often accompanied by words such as crisis, instability, border and tension.” (Dodds 14). The words above represent negative thoughts. Korea has an area where there is soldiers are on guard, people think about danger.
Since these countries were together, people think that Korea is same but they have many differences. Dodds, who was mentioned before talks about this. To…

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