A mask is not just for robbers who want to hide their identities. In the poem, "We Wear the Mask," Paul Laurence Dunbar, a son of former slaves, suggests that some people wear masks in order to hide the pain that others do not want to hear about (which robs them of their true identities).
Here are all the word lists to support the reading of Grade 7 Unit 4's texts from SpringBoard's Common Core ELA series: Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, maggie and milly and molly and may, Mother to Son, Haikus, It Happened in Montgomery, Monologues, The Raven, Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, Casey at the Bat, Outlaws and Highwaymen, The Highwayman, We Wear the Mask, Twelfth Night
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