Table of Contents
- 1 What comments does Juror 8 make that seem to settle the argument about doubt?
- 2 What does Juror 8 represent?
- 3 How does Juror 8 persuade the jurors?
- 4 What does Juror 3 do to Juror 8 in the beginning of Act 3 that causes the other’s to cry look out?
- 5 Why is Juror 8 a hero?
- 6 Why does Juror 3 want the boy to be guilty?
- 7 Which piece of evidence is the most convincing to juror 4?
What comments does Juror 8 make that seem to settle the argument about doubt?
What comments does juror eight make that seem to settle the argument about “doubt”? He repeats the evidence about the case, and it suggests that there is doubt; at least two agree, so they take another vote. To juror four, what is the most convincing evidence that the boy is guilty?
What does Juror 8 represent?
Described as peaceful and compassionate, Juror 8 is focused on the truth of the case and refuses to give up until the other jurors face that truth. It is through his persuasive abilities that one by one, the other jurors change their initial vote from guilty to not guilty.
Why does Juror 8 have a funny feeling about the trial?
Why does Juror 8 have a funny feeling about the trial? He believes that everyone is too positive that the boy is guilty and that the lawyer didn’t defend the boy to the best of his ability. The Jury will make another vote and if everyone still votes guilty, they were bring a guilty vote in to the judge.
How does Juror 8 persuade the jurors?
Finally, Juror #8 helps convince some of the last holdouts by showing them that the other key witness was almost certainly not wearing her glasses when she allegedly saw the boy kill his father. For most of the jurors, this is the final nail in the coffin, and the verdict eventually turns to Not Guilty.
What does Juror 3 do to Juror 8 in the beginning of Act 3 that causes the other’s to cry look out?
What does 3 do to 8 in the beginning of act 3 that causes the others to cry “Look out!” Juror 3 tries to “stab” juror 8 while demonstrating how the murder occurred.
What does juror two do that forces the jurors to think about the woman and her glasses?
What piece of stage business forces the jurors to think about the woman and her glasses? The narrator states that four is polishing his glasses while squinting which leads to the jurors that the lady’s vision isn’t clear without her glasses and they were questioning if she wore them when she claimed to see the boy.
Why is Juror 8 a hero?
By the end of the movie, Juror #8 has proven himself to be a true hero for standing by his principles and having the courage and skill to put them to work. He eventually gets the jury to find the defendant Not Guilty, and in the process, he avoids sending an innocent 18 year-old kid to jail.
Why does Juror 3 want the boy to be guilty?
Juror 3 has a son that he hasn’t spoken to in 3 years, so he is anxious to blame ‘rotten kids’ for all the problems that exist in the world. He was ashamed when his son was 8 and walked away from a fight, so he rode him hard to ‘make a man out of him.
What does each Juror tell the 8th Juror to convince him that the defendant is guilty?
Juror 8 declares that they must not let prejudice cloud the facts. He asks the three “guilty” voters why they are still convinced.
Which piece of evidence is the most convincing to juror 4?
To Juror #4, what is the most convincing evidence that the boy is guilty? That as the lady across the street looked out the window, she saw the defendant stab his father.