12 Angry Men Review
Terms in this set (30)
(indirect evidence) evidence used to imply a fact but not prove it directly
the decision a jury makes in a trial; the decision said by the jury
done consciously and intentionally
In a criminal action, the person or party accused of an offense.
uncertainty as to a criminal defendant's guilt; the level of certainty a juror must have to find a defendant guilty of a crime
a formal written or spoken statement, especially one given in a court of law.
the institution and conducting of legal proceedings against someone in respect of a criminal charge.
A major division of a play
A device in which a character in a drama makes a short speech which is heard by the audience but not by other characters in the play
Conversation between characters
the use of a quotation at the beginning of a work that hints at its theme
a long speech by one actor in a play or movie, or as part of a theatrical or broadcast program.
writing that tells a story
a division of an act into smaller parts
A long speech expressing the thoughts of a character alone on stage
an instruction in the text of a play, especially one indicating the movement, position, or tone of an actor, or the sound effects and lighting.
Juror 1 (Foreman)
"a small, petty man who is impressed with the authority he has;" he handles the deliberations in a formal manner (assistant head high school football coach)
A meek, hesitant man who finds it difficult to maintain any opinions of his own. Easily swayed and usually adopts the opinion of the last person to whom he has spoken.
A very strong, very forceful, extremely opinionated man within whom can be detected a streak of sadism. He is a humorless man who is intolerant of opinions other than his own and accustomed to forcing his wishes and views upon others.
Seems to be a man of wealth and position. He is a practiced speaker who presents himself well at all times. He seems to feel a little bit above the rest of the jurors. His only concern is with the facts in this case, and he is appalled at the behavior of the others.
A naive, very frightened young man who takes his obligations in this case very seriously but, who finds it difficult to speak up when his elders have the floor.
An honest but dull-witted man who comes upon his decisions slowly and carefully. A man who finds it difficult to create positive opinions, but who must listen to and digest and accept those opinions offered by others which appeal to him most.
Salesman type. He has a quick temper and wants it to be done quickly because he has theater tickets. Bully.
A quiet, thoughtful, gentle man. A man who sees all sides of every question and constantly seeks the truth. A man of strength tempered with compassion. Above all, he is a man who wants justice to be done and will fight to see that it is.
A mild, gentle old man, long since defeated by life and now merely waiting to die. A man who recognizes himself for what he is and mourns the days when it would have been possible to be courageous without shielding himself behind his many years.
An angry bitter man. He is prejudice and does not value human life. He is like a bigot and thinks he is the best.
A refugee from Europe and speaks with an accent. He understands because he has suffered injustice in his country.
He is a slick, bright advertising man who thinks of human beings in terms of percentages, graphs and polls, and has no real understanding of people. He is a superficial snob, but trying to be a good fellow.
What is Juror 8's reason for not wanting to vote guilty right away?
He wanted to talk about the evidence.
What is ironic about Juror 10's statement that the defendant "don't even speak good English?"
"Don't speak good English" is grammatically incorrect. 12
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