As Thomas A. Kempis says, “Such as every man is inwardly so he judgeth outwardly."” In other words, how someone feels inside reflects his or her thoughts and opinions. This is true in the play Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose. In Twelve Angry Men, a boy is accused of murdering his father, and it is the job of the twelve members of the jury to decide his fate. Jurors eight and ten have strong
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and is very prejudice towards the boy and says that he does not value human life. The negative feelings that ten has against the boy cause him to vote guilty for the majority of the play.
As a result of the feelings of jurors eight and ten, their votes are affected. How the jurors feel inside reflects their thoughts and opinions, and as Kempis says, “Such as every man is inwardly so he judgeth outwardly.”