Trying to Cover the Sky With Your Hand: Delusion and Corruption in Golden Cross and A New Leaf

A New Leaf, Main Poster
A New Leaf, Main Poster

If you are a frequent viewer of Kdramas, you may have heard a character accuse another of “trying to cover the sky with your hand.” The idea is that the person thinks s/he merely placing the hand in front of their face makes the sun go away. It may‚Ķfrom that person’s point of view, but the reality is that the sun remains. In the K-dramas Golden Cross and A New Leaf, such delusion is linked with corruption, and everybody suffers.

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