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    Analysis Of 12 Angry Men

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    The film 12 Angry Men by Sidney Lumet, is a courtroom drama with, well: twelve angry men trapped inside a steaming hot room, keen to deliver a verdict about a minority teen convicted of murdering his father. According to IMDb, the film made it’s debut in April of 1957, this film tested the boundaries between race relations and the effect of an all-white jury during the high peaks of the civil rights movement. The film revolves around a young man, most likely Puerto Rican although his ethnicity is never disclosed, who is convicted of killing his father. Before you are introduced in the film, the prosecution has already laid down the motive, the murder weapon, the witnesses, and the accused. All that’s left is the trial. The movie starts with…

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    12 Angry Men Essay The movie, “Twelve Angry Men” can enlighten us on the topic of small group communication, giving an understanding both good and bad, about the structure and makeup of a group. As the story unfolds, it becomes evident that the jury must reach a decision of guilty or not guilty judgement in a capital murder case. The man on trial is a Latino teenager, accused of murdering his abusive father. If the young man is found guilty, he will be sentenced to death. While examining the…

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    The play Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose should be read in schools. The play takes place during the 1950s, and is about a jury comprised of white males. In the trial, the defendant, a teenage boy, is on trial for murdering his father after he claims his father abused him. Like everyone, all the jurors have some prejudices about the defendant and opinions of the case before they begin to deliberate. While these twelve men try to reach a unanimous decision, some jurors are unwilling to change…

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    Standing up alone for what you believe is right is a hard thing for anyone to do, adults in a jury or teenagers in high school. Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose details the deliberation of a jury over the fate of a sixteen year old boy accused of killing his father. When the jury first attempts to take a vote on whether the verdict should be innocent guilty, the vote is eleven to one in favor of guilty with Juror Eight standing alone on the side of innocence. He then proceeds to prove to the…

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    Title: Fallacies in 12 Angry Men Name: Niharika Roll No: 13110068 Word Count: 1049 12 Angry Men is a 1957 American drama film adapted from teleplay of the same name by Reginald Rose. The movie has depicted the story of a jury made of 12 men who tries to decide on the acquittal of the defendent on the basis of many doubts. The movie is full of fallacious arguments by the twelve jury members. Any argument with a poor reasoning behind it is called fallacy. An argument can be a…

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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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    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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    The jurors had several conflicts when disagreeing, power and intimidation along with tense exchange of words and having over usage of tones over one another. Mainly, transference of anger ethical of virtue to occurring when the “12 Angry Men’ misunderstood one another. Although the film has a blatant simplicity the 12 men debate the fate of a young defendant charged with murdering his father. Since majority of the jurors held an alliance by voting guilty through persuasion to hurry the case move…

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    short-term in terms of what they have to accomplish, but a relationship that provides long-term changes within some of the men. These men are strangers, but must work together to make a very important decision. Juror number eleven states it best, by telling the men that they are going to “decide on the guilt or innocence of a man we have never heard of before. We have nothing to gain or lose by our verdict” (Lumet, 1957). Names have not been disclosed, and the men are simply referred to by…

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    In his play Twelve Angry Men, Reginald Rose brings us back in time to 1957, to a jury room of a New York Court of Law where one man, Juror #8, confronts the rest of the jury to look at a homicide case without prejudice, and ultimately convinces Juror #2, a very soft-spoken man who at first had little say in the deliberation. Throughout the play, several jurors give convincing arguments that make one think about whether the boy is “guilty” or “not guilty.” Ultimately, one is convinced by ethos,…

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