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We Wear the Mask

We Wear the Mask


by Paul Laurence Dunbar

We Wear the Mask: Finish That Thought Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around We Wear the Mask? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. We wear the mask that:

grins and lies
tears our hearts
cries and bleeds
is vile
Q. This debt we pay to:

cheeks and eyes
the world
human guile
Q. Nay, let them only see us, while:

we wear the mask
we grin and lie
mouth subtleties
we cry
Q. With torn and bleeding hearts we:

Q. The clay is vile beneath our feet, and long the: