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Running head: HONOR KILLING BY DAVID E. STANNARD 1 Honor Killing By David E. Stannard Institution name Student name
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HONOR KILLING BY DAVID E. STANNARD 2 Stannard gives a lot of historical contexts predating European contact. Is it necessary for the story? How so or why not? The author recounts the historical context predating the European contact. He does this to show the origin of the people on the island, and they came to be in this city. The author relates that the island remains a stew for the native Hawaiians and the immigrants from Japan, Portugal, and China. In addition to this, the historical context is meant to show how racism affected the nature, sensitivity, and ruling of this case. In the story, the author relates that the fact that the killing was done by a person of different races made it very sensitive. In what ways does Stannard write about place, location, and landscape? The setting of the book is in Honolulu, “it is set in the early 1920s and late 1930s”. The place as described by the author is composed of divergent cultures and races. The place was occupied by
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