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Compare And Contrast Montana 1948 And Twelve Angry Men

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Both Montana 1948 and Twelve Angry Men exemplify that justice provides rules and powers and the complex consequences of misusing this in the society. Although they do so in diverse ways. Twelve Angry Men, written by Reginald Rose, demonstrated the misuse of power, when most of the jurors failed to use the different principles of the justice system. In the beginning of the play, eleven out of twelve jurors voted “guilty” towards a crime that had no sufficient evidence. However, after much debate, and the heroic effort of the 8th Juror who gave a “not guilty” verdict, prevented the punishment being wrongfully applied. Similar ideas were explored in Montana 1948, a novel written by Larry Watson. The misuse of power is evidently portrayed by the Hayden’s Family, as they used their good reputations to manipulate the town of Montana and operate above the law. They took advantage of the people who had no influence within the society which resulted in the distortion of facts and the corruption of justice. Whereas each text exhibited that many, but not all characters had shown broad prejudice and tendentiousness against the people who had little power that leads into sophisticated effects such that miserableness, suffering, family breakdown and especially ruining the justice system.
In the play Twelve Angry Men, the people who had little power in the society was delineated by a young European boy, who was accused of killing his own father. The misconception about the case makes it

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