The time and place in which a character lives are
a)The main struggles of human rights issues
b)Part of the historical context of a story
c)Mostly the result of guesswork by the readers
d)Usually decided without great thought by the author
The time and place in which a character lives are part of the historical context of a story. The correct option among all the options that are given in the question is the second option or option "b". I hope that this is the answer you were looking for and it has come to your help.