Compare And Contrast To Kill A Mockingbird And 12 Angry Men

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Black lives matter, in these two films To Kill a Mockingbird and 12 Angry Men we learn that we need to stand up for what we believe in and take action. Atticus is in To Kill a Mockingbird and Juror eight is in 12 angry men and they have the same personalities in their films. The comparison here is Atticus from To Kill a Mockingbird and Juror 8 from 12 Angry Men. Juror eight was very determined and compassionate about the case. Juror 8 acted as if he knew he was correct but did not have much evidence to back himself up, he stood up for himself based on reasonable doubt. Atticus also stood up for the innocent in tense situations. Juror 8 used his reasonable doubt to prove the boy innocent, just like Atticus Finch did, showing they have alike personalities and motives. By comparing Juror 8 and Atticus’s empathy, arguments, and compassion we learn that they share similar characteristics and motives.
Due to Juror eight and Atticus’s empathy it showed that they cared. In To Kill a Mockingbird, one of Atticus’s main quotes is, “If I didn’t I couldn't hold up my head in town, I couldn’t represent this county in legislature, I couldn’t even tell you or Jem not to do something again.” The quote that was shown,
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Atticus in To Kill a Mockingbird said to Mayella “ Can’t you remember?” … “ Was it her left eye facing you or her left looking the same way as you?” … “ Sheriff, please repeat what you said.” Atticus was really trying to make it clear what eye she had gotten hit on. He repeatedly asked Sheriff Tate what eye she had gotten hit on, even though there was no real evidence that Tom had even hit her at all. “ The Judge won't accept a hung jury. We haven’t be here long.” That quote was said in 12 Angry Men by Juror 8. All the men will not agree on a verdict, and things get out of hand. Some think they should go back to the judge today, they are a hung jury. Nobody can

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