Essay Man for all Seasons by Robert Bolt
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... Essay: 2. Three vices and or Virtues Essay 4. Conscience Recognizing Ourselves in The Common Man The character of the Common Man serves many purposes. He is narrator, actor and commentator, explaining historical context and setting the scene. By standing outside the action, then taking up roles within it, he states what the author believes; that no matter how ordinary or insignificant he may seem, his involvement is unavoidable - he is part of history. Like all of us, he possesses characteristics which may be described as good and bad, strong and weak, attributes which we can recognize in ourselves. What appears to be of importance, is understanding how circumstances may force people to behave...