Analysis Of Juror # 8 In 12 Angry Men

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“I was tired of hoping for justice. When my moment came, I was ready” These are the words of a young, determined girl named Claudette Colvin, who was tired of the injustices in her society, and was ready to make a change. Claudette shared this eager desire to speak out and face injustice along with Juror #8 from 12 Angry Men. Claudette was more mature and open-minded than the rest of her peers who were consumed by superficial fixations, instead of giving their attention to the more influential and significant issues such as racism, discrimination, and stereotypes. This connects to how Juror #8 is the only one in the court case who truly rationates the case and is not only empathetic to the defendant, but he also is determined to persuade the other jurors to share his open-minded point of view on the case considering the life or death situation at steak. When one is raised in an in-just society, or placed in an in-just situation or environment, it is likely inevitable that that the person will be inclined to lose trust in humanity, which then leads to them becoming resilient, and ultimately helps them build up the courage to face the injustices and speak out. When one is raised in an in-just society, or placed in an in-just situation or environment, it is likely inevitable that that the person will be inclined to lose trust in humanity. Claudette Colvin clearly portrays this indignity with her surroundings and her society along with Juror #8. Claudette is a young, African-American girl, who has been born, without choice, into a discriminatory, hatred, and racist society being left with no choice other than do nothing about it, or to face the injustices and speak out. To reach Claudette’s level of disbelief in humanity, you have to be truly exposed to the injustices. One day, Claudette was riding the city bus home from school, when the driver ordered her to move out of her seat, but she was not fazed by this and refused his orders. When she refused to move two white, supreme male police officers, handcuffed her and dragged her off the bus. The policeman took her to an adult jail, but should have took her to a juvenile jail considering Claudette was only fifteen years old. During the drive there, the two

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