Every detail in Kim Won Suk’s dramas matters, down to even small details like traffic signals. Whether this was a conscious or subconscious direction, traffic signals in My Ahjussi indicate timing for Dong Hoon & Ji An’s relationship.
It may seem easy to condemn Joon Young and Yoon Hee’s trysts because of the obvious, physical nature of their affair.
But were Dong Hoon and Ji An innocent because they held back and did not cross the physical line? Or did they engage in one of the greatest emotional affairs?
According to @ccl82, theirs was indeed an emotional affair. What’s more, it parallels Joon Young and Yoon Hee’s physical affair in several ways. Continue reading [GIF] Parallels between the two affairs
Soompiers revisit the unsettling scene in Ep 14 when Dong Hoon hit Joon Young. What made Dong Hoon lash out like that – Joon Young? Ji An’s betrayal? Or himself? Was it his confusion, frustration, hurt and anger all being unleashed at once? Continue reading When Dong Hoon Hit Joon Young
To @ninaanin, the most impactful moment of Dong Hoon’s loss was when he realized that his connection to Ji An probably didn’t exist anymore. It almost looked as though his soul had left his body. Continue reading [GIF] As though his soul had left his body
It could be argued that both of the women in Dong Hoon’s life betray him – Yoon Hee by having an extramarital affair, and Ji An by wiretapping and violating his privacy. However, his reaction to each betrayal is quite different, as Soompiers discuss below. Continue reading Two Betrayals, Two Different Reactions
In an earlier episode, Ji An wearily wonders why she keeps getting reincarnated but later, she resigns that it’s okay if she is reincarnated again… almost as though to foreshadow her own death. But @ninaanin thinks that the writer isn’t playing with foreshadowing, but with metaphors. Continue reading A Metaphorical Rebirth
Ji An’s emotional confession in Episode 10 moved many viewers. However, with the photographer lurking behind them, it makes us wonder how real it actually was. Was everything done for the photographer and to save Dong Hoon? Or was it fueled by genuine feelings?
A critical look at the development of Dong Hoon and Yoon Hee’s relationship (or lack thereof), and Yoon Hee’s path to redemption ~ by @ninaanin from Soompi Continue reading Yoon Hee’s Redemption
In episode 14, we wonder about
Sophie’s choice Dong Hoon’s choice. What will he choose in the end? The path of least resistance or the road less traveled?
Park Dong Hoon, you’re such an enigma! How did you really feel during that “goodbye” hug scene? Were you “devoid of sadness” (as @ann04 at Soompi said)? Were you holding back tears? Let’s find out with GIFs and some mad analytical skills!