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12 Angry Men Identifying Arguments An elderly witness says he heard the accused boy say Im going to kill you to his father but several of the jurors believe this elder witness could not have heard the boy An elder juror states that the man might have said this to be important The elder juror states It was just that I looked at him for a very long time The seam of his jacket was split just under his shoulder or did you notice that To come to court like that He was a very old man in a torn jacket and he walked slowly to the stand He was dragging his left leg and trying to hide it cause he was ashamed I think I know this man better than anyone here This is a quiet man silent insignificant old man who has been nothing his whole life And has never had recognition or his name in newspapers Nobody knows him nobody quotes him and nobody seeks his advice after 75 years Gentleman that is a very sad thing to be nothing A man like this needs to be quoted to be listened to to be quoted just once Its very important to him It will be so hard for him to recede into the backgroundHe wouldnt really lie but perhaps he made himself believe he heard those words and recognized the face This juror is using persuasive language He is attempting to persuade or convince someone by appealing to reasons First he says that the man has been nothing his whole life that he has never had recognition or his name in newspapers Second he says the elderly witness needs to be quoted just once so that he will feel important Third he states that an old man wouldnt want to recede into the background and become a man who amounts to nothing The juror uses these reasons to
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