The Death of Woman Wang - The Trial Summary & Analysis

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The Trial Summary and Analysis

After the death of woman Wang, Jen and his father walk to the county seat and accuse the man, Kao, of having an affair with woman Wang and then killing her. T'an-ch'eng city is about 8 miles from their home. Jen claims that Kao came to his house holding a knife and that eoman Wang went with him. For some reason, Kao's wife, Ts'ao is also waiting for the adulterous couple. Kao and his wife are arrested, according to the account of Huang, the magistrate. On the second day of the trial, Kao is brought to court and admits that he hit Jen two months ago when woman Wang was discovered, but is innocent of the murder. It is soon shown that Kao has an alibi, because at the time that he is sleeping, his wife was talking to the...

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