a man for all seasons

a man for all seasons - Dan Harder FYE 100 Hollywood Comes...

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Dan Harder FYE 100 Hollywood Comes to Heidelberg Prof. Sass 5 November 2007 A Man for All Seasons An analysis written by: Dan Harder The play, A Man for all Seasons, is based around the story of Thomas Moore. Thomas was a lawyer and became the chancellor of England. His quest in the story was not so much something he was looking for or going after, but more of something to hold on to. Thomas kept his ideas about the king to himself therefore able to sneak under the law and not be accused of high treason. Thomas said, “I believe that when statesmen forsake their own private consciences they lead their country down a sure path to chaos.” Thomas was very smart in keeping himself safe from trouble. He would see to it in his quest that no one would know what he truly thought. Sir Thomas More could also known as a hero of selfhood in which he refused to sacrifice his self by his moral conscience even when he sacrificed his life. In the film, More refused to swear an oath under King Henry VIII supremacy to the pope. In my opinion, More is an
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