The Runaway Jury Setting

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Language and Meaning

While the language used to portray the action is primarily simple and easy to understand, Grisham also uses a lot of legal and business jargon, and some scenarios may be a little out of reach for those who have no knowledge of the law or the stock market. In addition, the evidence given by the expert witnesses is drawn out and contains many scientific terms, much of which may not have been necessary to portray the wealth of the expert's evidence. However, by keeping these terms in the storyline, Grisham does effectively let the reader appreciate what the jurors are experiencing in having to sit through the trial.

Structure

The Runaway Jury consists of 43 medium-length chapters, which are quick to read and compliment the fast-paced plot. The story is told chronologically, with past events referred to in a present tense, so that the reader does not...

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