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    12 Angry Men Sacrifice

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    As the author Brandon Sanderson once said,“Sometimes the prize is not worth the costs. The means by which we achieve victory are as important as the victory itself”.Here both 12 Angry Men and Macbeth characters are trying to reach a goal or achieve something.A theme shared by 12 angry men and Macbeth’s monologue from act 1 is that sometimes you have to make sacrifices or give up power to do what is right. Generally, the play 12 angry men can connect to the theme of sacrifice because at the end juor 3 gives up his power to agree with the other jurors for what's right.The author states,”Eight:[to three]your alone...Four:If its a hung jury there will be another trial and some of us will point these things out to the various lawyers...Eight[to…

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    12 Angry Men Consensus

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    on the ethnicity of the defendant. The final example of how a juror’s personality and self-concept affected their communication and decision regarding the case is juror #7 (Jack Warden). He is extroverted and had no problem with small talk during the forming stage of Tuckman’s Group Development Stages. However, when it came to the storming and norming stages, he did not have much to say. The problem with Warden in the group is that he was a man with his own hidden agenda and…

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    In the film, 12 Angry Men, there was a lot of information that was given out that affected the jurors’. The story takes place in a courtroom where a murder case was in session. The rest of the movie shows the jurors, deciding whether the defendant of the case was guilty or not guilty. The jurors initially wanted to sentence the boy as guilty after hearing testimony of the boy that killed his own father, but there were three other jurors who thought otherwise. Since the boy was from the slums,…

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    Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose should definitely be read in schools. The play portrays a jury of twelve men discussing a murder case of a sixteen-year-old boy who is accused of stabbing his father. Prior to the play, the boy’s trial occurred. The play opens with the jury going in to discuss the verdict. At first, eleven men choose “guilty” while one man stands alone. Rose writes an insightful story of communication and argument between twelve different men, all with their own opinions and…

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    The film 12 Angry Men is a dramatization of twelve men that serve as a jury in a trial for a teenage boy accused of murdering his father. The film explores the complications that may cloud the judgment of everyday men as they deliberate the guilt or exoneration of the defendant on the basis of reasonable doubt. The decision must be unanimous for a guilty verdict will result in a mandatory death sentence. The jury of twelve is tasked with the ethical responsibility of patiently reviewing the…

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    I watched the 1957 version of Twelve Angry Men. 12 Angry Men is a movie that involves a murder case. A young male is on trial for the murder of his father. The young male life is confirmed by twelve jurors. The jurors joined the court room and listened to both sides of the case. They were then locked in a jury room to decide if he was guilty or not. The film highlights a host of social psychological processes. I will focus on three of them: social influence, stereotype and aggression. The first…

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    In Twelve Angry Men, Reginald Rose uses a variation of situational Irony to convey the message that men will often change their mind and use previous biases to form opinions. One example of Rose's use of this irony is when juror 10 begins to speak badly about the defendant, and how the kids like him "don't even speak good English" (37). Juror 11, the juror who speaks English as a second language, then proceeds to correct juror 10's grammar. Rose is showing people here that they should not judge…

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    In 12 Angry Men by Reginald Rose, the author is able to maintain doubt as to the defendant’s guilt or innocence by never sharing definitive proof of the boy’s innocence. Instead, Rose creates characters that force the reader to question their reasonings. Without controversy and opposing sides, there would be no purpose to the play. Throughout the play, doubt is evident as to the defendant’s guilt due to Juror 8’s lone vote, Juror 3’s strong personal opinions, and the gradual change in views as…

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    Twelve Angry Men Memoir Juror 4 On a very hot day, I was working on wall street. I am a stockbroker. It was a normal day until my phone rang. “Oh yeah!”, I thought. I rushed down into the bustling streets of New York looking for the court I had to go to. I got checked in just in time! I sat down in the midst of a large, bare, jury room. Beforehand, the judge had presented with us all the facts about the murder. It was not quite of a surprise how the boy murdered his own father. After all, the…

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    In the play “Twelve Angry Men”, a group of twelve jurors is deciding the fate of a young boy accused of murdering his father. As a play portraying the debate of a jury in a murder trial the entire play structured around the theme of stubbornness and taking a stand. In the beginning of the act the conflict is set in motion by, Juror No. Eights “not guilty” vote. Juror No. Eight is stubborn in refusing to give in to the other mans “guilty” vote, because of his strong view on the situation. By the…

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