Furthermore, the 10th Juror’s angry monologue at the end of ACT II, he demonizes people who are ‘different’. He reinforces McCarthyism by saying ‘get him before his kind gets us’. Later, he openly admits ‘I don’t give a goddamn about the law’. This evokes shock in the audience because of his disrespect for justice. This bitter diatribe leads to a narrative turning point when the 4th Juror angrily turns against his former ally and tells him to not open his ‘filthy mouth’ again.
Jem and Scout stats to become aware that all this is caused by segregation. Since Atticus is defending Tom Robinson in court Mrs. Dubose starts to insult Atticus for ‘lawing for *******’ which infuriates both of his children. [Theme: The injustice of racism and segregation] 2. “There’s something in our world that makes men lose their heads- they couldn’t be fair if they treid. In our courts, when it’s a white man’s word against a black man’s word, the white always wins.
Ladies and gentlemen of this jury, there is no doubt that we have proven this case to you. Friar Lawrence should be punished for involvement of Romeo and Juliet. It is because of his involvement both are dead and their families are grieving. Friar Lawrence did not use his common logic despite him being a full grown adult. What adult would marry children?
However, one of the first instances you can sense his true anger and emotion is when he refutes the clergymen’s statement that the demonstrations were unwise and untimely. He powerfully responds, “But when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers at will and drown your sisters and brothers at whim; when you have seen hate filled policemen curse, kick and even kill your black brothers and sisters… when you have to concoct an answer for a five year old son who is asking: "Daddy, why do white people treat colored people so mean? ";… when you are humiliated day in and day out by nagging signs reading "white" and "colored"; when your first name becomes "nigger," your middle name becomes "boy"… then you will understand why we find it difficult to wait” (Page 3). By making his audience feel exactly how all black people felt during this time, it forced them to put themselves into King’s shoes, and make people understand why nobody could just sit around and watch these horrible events occur. His oral quality truly causes one to stop and reflect on what King is preaching, and has them reevaluate their ethics.
We can tell that George is devastated my Lennies actions and is upset as he thought everything would work out, “He usta like to hear about it so much I got to thinking maybe we would” Whenever George is with the other ranch workers, I think he feels embarrassed and ashamed of Lennie’s actions as it says, “his hat was so far down on his forehead that his eyes were covered” this shows us he scared and wont make eye contact with the others. George is scared for Lennie, “it seemed to take george some time to free his words”. Throughout the novel Lennies and Georges friendship is obvious and even though Lennie killed Curleys wife, George still stays a loyal friend to him and tries to protect him “he never done this to be mean”. Steinbeck uses imagery to portay Georges feelings, “his feet dragged heavily” this tells us is upset and doesn’t really want to
I figured something unpleasant would happen to T.J., because throughout the story, he has been evil, such as when he used the cheat notes for the test, so eventually something horrible will strike back at him, in this case it would be him going into jail. 2) When Cassie mourns for T.J. , I feel most sorry for T.J., because of the terrible things that happened to him such as him being beaten by R.W. and Melvin. I also feel most sorry for T.J., because you would wonder how his family would feel about him going into jail, watching him being beaten, and hear that he robbed the mercantile. I think the Avery family would be disappointed and sad for T.J.. 3) Cassie changed by the events of the night of the fire, because she started out by thinking that black people need to stand out to the white people without causing problems, but in the end she realizes that papa started to stop the men from hanging T.J. without papa using his gun, so she understood that if he used his gun he would probably the one who will be hung.
Essay Map Introductory Paragraph: Hook: Atticus, the town’s best lawyer, consternates Maycomb’s residents because he agrees to defend a black man named Tom Robison who is accused of raping a white woman. The racists are furious the he would choose to help this case. Background: In the Great Depression, the relatively well-off Finches stand near the top of Maycomb’s social class. At that time, racial and sexual discrimations are very serious, especially the class conflicts. Overall, the world is inundated with tensions at that time.
Secondly, I believe it uses Pathos. When Jake tells the jurors that he is going to tell them a story and wants them to close their eyes is when it starts to get emotionally heavy; especially when he goes into every detail of how the two white men grabbed the little girl and raped her. Some emotional terms Jake uses to promote pathos are, shattering everything innocent and pure, vicious thrusts, fog of drunken breath and sweat, killed her tiny womb, and murdering any chance of her to bear children. These gruesome terms are used to get through to the jurors and make them realize the severity of this case. Jake builds a bridge with the audience towards the end when he starts to get emotional and cry.
Joey’s death rocks the community. His father, Pop (John Hamilton), tells everyone that he warned his son about testifying and his sister, Edie (Eva Marie Saint), a Catholic teacher trainee cries out for justice. The local priest, Father Barry (Karl Malden), joins in the quest to bring justice but many of the workers are frightened about losing their jobs and fearful of the ways in which the Union metes out punishment to informers. When Terry observes the reactions of Friendly’s men to the death of Joey, he becomes increasingly agitated. He is particularly disturbed by the hit men, Truck (Tony Galento) and Tullio (Tami Mauriello) and his own brother, Charley (Rod Steiger).
Many years go if you were a farmer on trial, the jury would be full of all farmers. But it isn’t like that anymore because judges and attorneys oppose biased people. That’s why some attorneys can ask the judge to excuse a juror for cause because they think the juror may be against their client. In the film twelve angry men, the jurors were somewhat biased, discriminating because of his race, his background, and one of the jurors even discriminated against him because of the troubled relationship he had with his own son. Citizens were thrown together into a hot, humid room to determine the guilt or innocence of a boy accused of killing his father in a moment of rage.