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Sometimes in life your professions reflect on your personalities. Twelve Angry Men is an example of where this occurs. Twelve men are brought together in a room to decide whether a boy is guilty of killing his father. Whether they brought good or bad qualities from their profession, they all affected the outcome.

Foreman- is a high school football coach; his position in the jury room is a foreman. On the football field, acts as a mediator, a leader, and an organizer. As a foreman for this trial, definitely carries all those traits into the jury room with him. If it were not for him, there would not have been any order in the jury room. He acts as a coach in the jury room as he formed fine lines of respect. He acts as a mediator for all of the arguments that went on in the jury room. Every time, Vance is there to calm everyone down and gain back order in the room. Rose shows his leadership skills by His leadership skills. He controls and leads every discussion, speaking order, voting, and demonstration.

Juror 7, a salesman, definitely brings his working traits with him in the jury room. As a salesman, he is impatient, opinionated, and rude. does not care about anyone but himself. He shows that he is very impatient by not even thinking about the trial but rather the baseball tickets that he has for that night. He just wants to get out of there as soon as he can. He is very opinionated and that definitely stands out in the jury room. He does not care what anyone has to say. He has his own beliefs and does not care or want to hear anyone else’s views. He is also known to be rude, because he shows no compassion or thought towards the boy on trial and he just wants to get it over with. He does not even stop to think that someone’s life is on the line, he is too concerned about his own.



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