IB A Man for All Seasons Journal Questions

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A Man for All Seasons Journal Questions – to be completed upon completion of the reading of the play. 1. What do you think the title (see quote) means? In what way does it apply to More? In what way does it apply to The Common Man? 2. What do More and The Common Man have in common? 3. What are the key differences between More and The Common Man? 4. Why does The Common Man play so many roles, while More plays only one? 5. Consider The Common Man’s roles: *steward *boatman *publican/innkeeper *jailer *jury foreman *headsman. Why is The Common Man portrayed as a servant in the first 3 roles? Why does The Common Man then appear as the jailer, then the foreman of the jury (as well as his hats portraying several members of the jury)? Why does The Common Man play the role of the headsman? 6. Why does The Common Man open and close the play? 7. See page 132. Note More’s refusal to judge others. What does he expect? Why does Bolt include this?
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2011 for the course LIT 341 taught by Professor Lisle during the Fall '10 term at Grand Valley State.

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