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Juror 6 In the story 12 angry Men by Reginald Rose juror six is described as an honest but slow man one who finds it difficult to create a positive opinion and is often listening and slowly trying to understand the opinions of others rather then forming his own In the text of the play we can find examples of many of these characteristics of juror six and even more that were not given to us by the author The first and most obvious attribute about his personality is seen in the play but cannot be found in words This is the act of not talking Although not written of course six does not say anything until about two thirds of the way into the first Act This shows how six is a very quite man and instead of talking he just wants to listen and digest the opinion of the other jurors first Even when six starts talking the same qualities are still shown Six I dont know I started to be convinced you know with the testimony from those people across the hall 12 Angry Men p137 This quote from six clearly shows his slowness to the situation and also his characteristic of coming upon his opinions slowly and being hard to convince I believe that Six does not really fully understand the entire situation with the murder and really isnt sure who he agrees with However he takes all the jurors opinions into consideration and eventually makes the right choice to vote non-guilty Another characteristic of six is that he is a calm man and is one of the few jurymen that actually wants to stay in the room and keep the debate going Unlike almost all the other jurors in the room six never loses his temper and is often the one to add encouraging or calming lines to another juror such as How about sitting down or I think
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