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Twelve Angry Men Setting & Symbolism

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The Window in the Jury Room

The jurors all complain about the heat in the courthouse because of its lack of air conditioning. When they enter the jury room, one of them opens the only window. Not long thereafter, No. 11 gets up and closes the window because the air is blowing on his back. The other jurors object because of the heat. No. 11 claims that he has some rights, too and that the open window made him uncomfortable. No. 4 suggests that the window stay open and that No. 11 simply trade seats with another juror so the wind does not blow on his back. No. 2 volunteers to swap seats. This exchange demonstrates that through give and take, through compromise, the group can come together and find a solution to a problem that makes everyone happy.

Reasonable Doubt

The defendant is innocent until proven guilty. The burden of proof is...

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