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  1. Both the film 'Snow Falling on Cedars' directed by Scott Hicks and the novel 'The Sea and Poison' written by Shusaku Endo embody and expose issues of racism and give the reader or audience a sense of the consequences of such hatred in different ways.

    What is race? The article titled 'Race' by B. Ashcroft (1998 p. 198) mentions that "race is a term for the classification of human beings into physically, biologically and genetically distinct groups." It also mentions that "the notion of race assumes, firstly that humanity is divided into unchanging natural types, recognisable by physical features that are transmitted 'through the blood' and permit distinctions to be made between 'pure' and 'mixed' races." (Ashcroft 1998, p. 198). This is seen to be relating within both of the texts but mainly within 'Snow Falling on Cedars' in that there is a clear distinction between the races: there is the Japanese and the Whites.

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