This is a Higher English A-grade critical essay which examines Reginald Rose’s play 12 Angry Men in relation to the following question:
Choose a play which has an effective opening scene or concluding scene. By briefly referring to details of the scene, explain how the dramatist made it effective and discuss how it contributes to your appreciation of the text as a whole.
This essay discusses the relationship between Juror 8 and Juror 10, culminating in the growing anger between the jurors. Evidence from the play has been highlighted in light blue for easier use.