Inherit The Wind : “Trial Of The Century”

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There were many things that happened during the1920's. Some of them were inventions. Automobiles, clothes, war, and many more happened during this time. It was basically a time of change. One of the well-recorded documents in the 1920's was about the story of two lawyers fighting over the basis of ho man came to be upon the earth. This case came to be "the most explosive trial of the century". The name of the book is Inherit the Wind. There are two authors that wrote this book based on the actual trial. Their names are Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. What happened in their story is about a man teaching Biology. But he was arrested when he was heard teaching about evolution of Charles ...view middle of the document...

These are some of the words, actions, and thoughts that my character displays. Next, I'm going to explain how Henry is also very straightforward. What I mean by being straightforward is that he never tries to buy time or waste time on his case. One example is when he excuses a man from jury duty without really going into detail. "No questions. Not acceptable (I, 2, 36)." That's what he says when it was his turn on selecting someone. Another thing is that he is hated in the beginning of the play for defending some bad criminals as a lawyer. He can't help it because it is his job. The people say, "We won't allow him in the town!" (II, 2, 91). This is just amazing to me how people can give up on their hero for another. This is how people react to Drummond when he says or does something. It always seems offensive to the people no matter what the cause. Now the last important subject about Drummond is that he softens up after Brady dies. In the end, Brady is said to have gone into some convulsions probably because of big stress. Although the book does not tell us how he...

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