Summary Of We Wear The Mask By Paul Lawrence Dunbar

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A person may appear a certain way on the outside but in the inside they are the complete opposite. The author, Paul Lawrence Dunbar shares experiences during the slavery era at which these slaves would live their everyday lives. He writes about concealing their inner feelings and wearing a mask to hide those feelings, this I think he is conveying of the inner strength they have to keep them content with life. After all the struggles the slaves face they still remain to conceal such great pain through this mask. I think the main theme of “We wear the Mask” is Concealed Pain and Suffering, because it is the main message that is being conveyed through out the poem. Another reason, is because in this poem we realize the truth at which through
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