A Man for All Seasons Essay | The Common Man's Neutral Role in "A Man for All Seasons"

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The Common Man's Neutral Role in "A Man for All Seasons"

Summary: Discusses the Common Man's neutral role in "A Man for All Season" by Robert Bolt, and contrasts between the Common Man and Sir Thomas More.
In Robert Bolt's "A Man for All Seasons" the Common Man repeatedly gives the audience a view that is disinterested towards the moral conflicts surrounding King Henry because unlike other characters in the play the Common Man has no opinion. With the Common Man's opening lines the audience is able to view the play open-mindedly and form an opinion throughout the play, instead of having an opinion regarding the conflicts impressed on them from the start. The Common Man's role is important and respected, which makes the film version different by putting the focus on Sir Thomas More instead of the moral conflicts revolving around King Henry's marriage. The role of the Common Man includes characteristics that More lacks and they add a neutral, unbiased side to the conflicts.

The different personalities of Sir Thomas More and the Common...

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