Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose Essay

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Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose The play "Twelve Angry Men", By Reginald Rose, is a play about 12 jurors that in an uncomfortable room have to discuss a life and death case about a boy that is accused or killing his father. the jurors do not really know eachother to talk to and wish they were anywhere but in that jury room. Every juror has a different emotional pattern that makes the play interesting. In my opinion there were 3 main jurors in the jury room: Juror 8, Juror 3 and Juror 9. Juror 8 is important because he is smart, brave, and fair. Juror 3 was important because he was the antagonist, he was mean, and he was intolerant. Juror 9 was important because he wasn't afraid of confronting other jurors. Juror 8 was…show more content…
In addition, Juror 8 was also fair. He said "It's not easy for me to raise my hand and send a boy off to die with out talking about it first" when he was the only one that voted not guilty in the first vote. He also listened to everyone's opinions and never insulted anyone. Juror 3 was also a very important juror in the jury room. Juror 3 was the antagonist. He was the main enemy of Juror 8 and he was trying to keep people from believing that the boy was not guilty. Juror 3 was also mean. He wanted everyone to think the way he did, and lost his temper whenever they didn't. In addition, Juror 3 was also intolerant. He didn't want to listen to anybody's opinions and in the discussion that he had with Juror 8 on page 147 in the book, it seemed that he personally wanted the kid to die. Another very important juror in the jury room was Juror 9. Juror 9 was a fair man. He voted not guilty because he had a reasonable doubt in his mind and he listened to everyone's opinions, Juror 9 was also smart. He made a reasonable doubt by saying that the old man might of lied to get attention because he noticed that he was a quiet, frightened, insignificant man who has probably never been nothing all his life. He also remembered that the woman in the train had bifocals, and that she never took them off. that made a reasonable doubt on everyone's mind because it would of been very hard for the woman in the
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