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  • Juror 3 And His Son
    753 words
    In all criminal cases presented in the courts of the United States, a defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt. The law requires the jury to release the defendant unless it is fully convinced of the defendant's guilt. Many times it may be difficult for a jury to come to such a significant conclusion. This is clearly evident in the movie 12 Angry Men. At first, each juror is convinced of his verdict except one. Yet of those who are convinced that the boy on trial...
  • Twelve Angry Men Group Roles
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    Norms: . Respect elders (e. g., the laborer is the self-appointed enforcer of good manners). The jurors had come to value a case based on facts, not prejudice or stereotypes. Those who upheld this value (Juror 8 and the Juror 4) were respected and became leaders that were looked to for guidance. The jurors that maintained arguments based on stereotypes alienated themselves from the others... The decision has to be unanimous (hung jury was something nobody liked). No racial prejudices were tolera...
  • Jack And Ralph From William
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    Part A: The Truth About Talking In Ben Johnson's quote "Language most shows a man? Speak, that I may see thee!" He tries to explain his theory. This quote explains that when a person says anything we can understand his personality by the context in which he said it. I agree with Ben Johnson's quote because the way in which someone speaks sometimes shows more about their personality than their actions would. The characters from the following novels best exemplify this quote: Jack and Ralph from W...
  • Juror No 8
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    In the 1950?'s, Reginald Rose penned his masterpiece, 12 Angry Men. This play introduces us to twelve men of various statures. All of these men are part of the jury who will decide the fate of a young man, who has been accused of murdering his father. At first glance of the testimonies of the witnesses in the trial, the reader, or audience, would probably agree with the norm of the jury on the guilt of the young man. If it weren? t for one character in this play, juror No. 8, the deliberations o...
  • Die By His Own Hands Juror 8
    533 words
    A persons surroundings can influence him. In "12 Angry Men' by Reginald Rose a young mans life is held by twelve men with contrasting views. After hearing, the case the jurors go into deliberations. Eleven of the 12 are convinced that the boy murdered his father. However, Juror # 8 a caring man, who wishes to talk about why the other jurors think that the boy is guilty, clashes with Juror # 3, a sadistic man who would pull the switch himself to end the boys life. Early on, it's not revealed why ...
  • Very Important Juror In The Jury Room
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    Twelve Angry Men The play? Twelve Angry Men? , By Reginald Rose, is a play about 12 jurors that in an uncomfortable room have to discuss a life and death case about a boy that is accused or killing his father. the jurors do not really know eachother to talk to and wish they were anywhere but in that jury room. Every juror has a different emotional pattern that makes the play interesting. In my opinion there were 3 main jurors in the jury room: Juror 8, Juror 3 and Juror 9. Juror 8 is important b...

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