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“I used to play in a backyard that was filled with garbage. Maybe it still smells on me.”
Juror #5
“There were 11 votes for guilty. It’s not easy for me to raise my hand and send a boy off to die without discussing it first.”
Juror #8
“Next, the boy claims that on the way home the knife must have fallen through a hole
in his coat pocket. Now, there’s a story, gentlemen.”
Juror #4
“This is a remarkable thing about democracy. That we are…what is the word…Ah notified! That we are notified by mail to come down to this place and decide on the guilt or innocence of a man we do not know.”
Juror #11
“OK, another vote has been called for. I guess the quickest way is a show of hands. Anybody object?”
The foreman
“Anybody…want a cough…drop?”
Juror #2
“The phrase was ‘I’m going to kill you’ and the kid screamed it at the top of his lungs. Don’t try and tell me he didn’t mean it. Anybody says a thing like that the way he said it—they mean it!”
Juror #3
“Human life don’t mean as much to them as it does to us. Hey, where are you going? Look, these people are drinking and fighting all the time, and if somebody gets killed, then somebody gets killed.”
Juror #10
“Bright! He’s a common, ignorant slob. He don’t even speak good English.”
Juror #10
“He was a very old man with a torn jacket, and he carried 2 canes. I think I know him
better than anyone here.”
Juror #9
“This better be fast. I’ve got tickets for the 7 – Year Itch tonight. I must be the only guy in the whole world who hasn’t seen it yet.”
Juror #7
What is reasonable doubt?
A solid doubt about the guilt of a defendant.
This man first charged the jury that their vote had to be unanimous:
the judge
An example of factual evidence for the prosecution is:
the lady across the street said she saw the boy stab his father
The first Juror to change his vote is:
Juror #9
Who is the last to change his vote in this play?
Juror #3
The first piece of evidence that #8 tries to refute (disagree with) in the jury room is:
that the knife was not a very unique one.
The fact that the boy was from a broken home is an example of:
character evidence
The climax of Act 1 is
Juror #8 revealing that he has a knife similar to the one used in the killing.
The prejudiced juror is:
Juror #10
The Protagonist:
acted in the best interest of the accused.
Juror #2 changes his vote over which detail of the presented evidence?
the stabbing angle was inconsistent with the boy’s knife experience
The Antagonist:
absolutely refused to change his vote until the very end of the play.
Juror #4 changes his vote when he learns which detail of the presented evidence?
the woman across the street wore glasses and did not have them on when she saw the killing
The play ends with the jury returning a vote of:
not guilty
The Protagonist is:
the main character in a fiction or drama.
The Antagonist is:
the character of force that blocks the protagonist.
The defendant is charged with what crime?
premeditated murder
What is the result of the first vote the jurors take?
11 guilty, 1 innocent
A hung jury is
a jury that can't make a unanimous decision.