Final Test - Hard
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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the old man witness, where was he when he heard the argument between the defendant and his father?
2. Which juror is adamant that he will not see the defendant set free?
3. Why is the decision making process conducted by a group more complex than one that is made by just an individual?
4. How does Juror Nine justify his insights about the old man?
5. What does Juror Three convey to the jurors by his insistence of the defendant's guilt?
One of the themes in "Twelve Angry Men" is the impact of prejudice and preconceived notions on the deliberations by the jury. Discuss in detail the instances in which prejudice and preconceived notions are revealed in the play, and comment on the extent to which they represent problems in real-life group situations.
In adapting plays and novels for screen, producers and directors often make significant changes to the themes, characters and plot lines of the original. Having studied this play in detail, evaluate the assertion that the themes, characters and plot lines of "Twelve Angry Men" would have to be significantly modified to be a successful production for screen.
The play is essentially a story about the legal concept of "reasonable doubt". How is this theme introduced and developed, and what part does "reasonable doubt" play in the final outcome?
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