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  • Persuasive Techniques In 12 Angry Men

    a play involving twelve men who are serving jury duty for a court case involving a young man facing the death penalty. This young man is facing this charge for killing his father with a switchblade. The old man who lives under the defendant said he heard the young man yell “I’m going to kill you” followed by the sound of someone falling, and then saw the man on the staircase. There is also a lady, who lived in the building next to them who says she saw through a passing elevated train car window the young man stabbing his father. Even with this evidence juror number eight brought up the idea to the other jurors that the defendant may be not guilty. He used many of the persuasive techniques that were taught this semester to get his point proven to the other jurors. This juror was respectful from the start,…

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  • The Importance Of Civility In 12 Angry Men

    his ability to swiftly wipe away the fingerprints off of the doorknob. In addition, the knife the boy received wasn’t one of a kind as it was mentioned earlier. The witnesses gave inaccurate reports and the jury needed to test the scene. Recorded details determine how history is remembered. The writer's views make an impact on how history is perceived. History also needs both sides of the story to balance out the biased details. People who document history have to recall as many details as…

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  • 12 Angry Men Old Age Analysis

    experience in a slum causes further doubts to form in his mind It is clear throughout the play that personal experience is a means of making the right decision. The 3rd Juror’s painful memory of his own son inspires his decision and as a result he votes for guilty. His son who left him when he had an argument similar to the one the defendant has with his father which causes him to assume that all teenagers are the same. His generalisation of teenagers as a whole and empathy dismisses the…

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  • Juror Number 8 In Reginald Rose's Twelve Angry Men

    The result of this vote is six in favor of guilty with six in favor of not guilty. Later in the scene one juror brings up how the stab wound on the victim does not make any sense when taking into consideration the height difference. Juror Three objects, calling for a volunteer to demonstrate how the crime would have been committed. Juror Eight volunteers, and while demonstrating the crime comes within an inch of actually being stabbed (105). With Juror Eight’s backing, Juror Five brings up that…

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  • 12 Angry Men Jury Analysis

    sympathy for the boy. Immediately, also the juror 9th stands and admits to having changed his vote because he’d like to hear the arguments out and see what’s happen. So the discussion continues until the 2nd evidence starts out. The 2nd evidence is about that as the Juror 8th concludes by saying that even if he did hear him say, “I’m gonna kill you,” that very well could be taken out of context as just a figure of speech. He was talking about the testimony of old man who lives…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Power Analysis

    Joshua Ichiriu Survey Comp/Lit 3rd Period Mr. Smith 11/17/17 How Power can control lives “I shut my eyes. Judge Taylor was polling the jury. ‘Guilty… guilty … guilty … guilty…’ ”(Lee 282) Judge Taylor has just released his judgment to the world and left Tom Robinson’s life in pieces. In the book, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, people with more power use it towards their advantage. Bob Ewell, a deceitful White American man, uses the power that he holds in an attempt to send a…

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  • The Portrayal Of 12 Jurors In John Steinbeck's 12 Angry Men

    Set in New York, 12 Angry Men follows twelve jurors as they decide whether or not a young 18-year-old Hispanic boy is guilty for stabbing his father in the chest. In a rather small room, the jurors must reach a unanimous decision, and if there is ‘reasonable doubt,’ the young boy will be freed. In one of the initial scenes, a vote is facilitated where 11 jurors find him guilty, and one juror, juror 8 votes that he is not guilty. He expresses to the group that a discussion needs to be made prior…

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  • Character Analysis Of Ek Ruka Hua Faisla

    SYNOPSIS OF EK RUKA HUA FAISLA Ek Ruka Hua Faisla is movie about a young boy who is on trail for the murder of his father. The 12 jury members are given the job to determine whether the boy is guilty or not. In the following paragraphs all the personality traits of the 12 jury members will be analyzed and also when , which jury member used which thinking hat will be discussed in detail. PERSONALITY ASSISMENT JUROR 1 (DEEPAK KEJRIWAL) Deepak Kejriwal was the co-ordinator. His work was…

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  • 12 Angry Men Juror Number 4 Analysis

    The movie 12 Angry Men the 1957 version directed by Sydney Lumet is a black and white film about twelve men from different backgrounds who are on the same jury, they must decide if a young man is guilty of an act of murder committed upon his father. If found guilty the boy will be put in the electric chair until death, if found innocent, he is set free The juror, I will be looking at is juror number four and how he had a large impact on how new evidence was brought to light and how the evidence…

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  • The Tall Man Film Analysis

    The Tall Man The innocence of the police is questioned when a shocking event happened, an Aboriginal man Cameron Doomadgee was found dead in custody. The Tall Man brings to light the events of his death, writes Natasha Dos Santos. The Tall Man aims to unveil the truth of Cameron Doomadgee’s death in police custody. Director Tony Krawitz, chooses specific techniques and archival footage to justify the reason of his death. Chloe Hooper originally published The Tall Man: Death and Life on Palm…

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