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WhoaBaby14

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We Wear the Mask - Paul Laurence Dunbar 1. What does the mask symbolize? 2. Could this poem apply to other people who are not African-American? Explain your answer. "Because I Could Not Stop For Death"- Emily wingspaninson 3. What kind of person is Death? How does the poet characterize him? 4. What does the "house" in stanza #5 symbolize? 5. Readers often have different opinions about the final stanza of the poem. Some believe it holds a tone of terror, while others think it expresses confidence and acceptance. What do you think? Explain your answer.

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  1. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    not wingspanson hahahah its d i c k i n s o n

  2. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    I really need help, please help me. ;*

  3. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    @stgreen

  4. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    ooh it'll take a lot lot of time to first read the poem and then...what i dont have is time :P sowie

  5. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    ;/ ok.

  6. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    tag your friends?

  7. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    well lets say i can give you a few answers

  8. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    please? (:

  9. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    1)The mask symbolizes skin color and the whole issue of racial discrimination. Wearing the mask refers to being perceived as different from everyone else, just because he is darker.

  10. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    thank you

  11. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    2)Yes, it could apply to others who are not African-American, because there was also discrimination against people of other ethnicities and skin colors...they were all wearing masks, just like the African Americans in the poet's time period.

  12. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    4)The house symbolizes the grave, or death.

  13. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    and you typed it wrong 'Emily wingspaninson', it should be emily wingspaninson

  14. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    3)He's a civilized, polite person. The poet describes his "civility" and how he "kindly stopped" for her-he drives the chariot. 5) The poet does not have a tone of error here, because the inevitability of death makes life worth living. So death can be counted as a blessing when it comes-an immortal life on Earth would be a curse.

  15. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    I typed d I c k I n s o n, without spaces but since the wrong d I c k is in it it changed it.

  16. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    yea it just did

  17. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    word* not wrong

  18. stgreen
    • one year ago
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    anyways, i m done :)

  19. WhoaBaby14
    • one year ago
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    thank you so much!!

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