Know My Name - Introduction - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

Chanel Miller
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In the introduction, Miller establishes that she was 22 in January 2015 when she was sexually assaulted after a party on the campus of Stanford University by Brock Turner, a member of the school's swim team. She states that she will refer to Turner by his name throughout the book, but his attorney will be called “the defense” and the judge, “the judge” (vii). She has written the novel to help other victims see that they are not alone.

Chapter 1 begins on January 17, 2015. Miller's younger sister Tiffany, a junior at California Polytechnic State University, was home for the weekend. Miller went with Tiffany and her friend Julia to a taqueria. They mentioned they were going to a party at Stanford. The girls returned home, where Miller's father made them broccoli and rice. Miller decided to go with Tiffany and Julia to the party. She...

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