Aguilar 1 Natalia Aguilar Mrs.
Goldstein English II (period I) 22 March 2011 Lord of the Flies Mask Essay My mask that I have portrayed as my "public" mask shows my personality differently depending on who I am with. When I am with my friends, I act like a crazy and energetic person, but when I am with people that I am not so comfortable with, I act shy and quiet. To generally all people, I show that I am generally nice, I like to help out, I love animals, and I love softball. What people do not know about me is that I secretly love other sports such as
listening to '80s music. I was never a good soccer player and I was always too short to play volleyball or basketball. and basketball. While everyone complains about their "hardest" subject. Math. soccer. I like to dance when no one is looking. Next. and make things with my hands. people who wear masks. Unfortunately. are
. unlike other people my age who don't really care about religion or going to Church on Sundays. I think to myself that I love Math more than any other subject in school. paint. I am a creative person and I like to draw. Another thing that people don't really know about me and I keep to myself is that I try my hardest to be who God wants me to be. like me. I am a practicing Catholic and I try to be a good one.volleyball.
but it changes me from who I really am. I do wear my mask a good part of the time in my daily life. They either accept me or don't accept me. I try not to "wear" my mask around other people because I don't exactly feel the need to impress people all the time. These are the reasons why I wear my "public" mask. My mask gives me security. My mask isn't necessary. which is why I decide to wear it.people who are afraid of being rejected by their peers or are people that decide to put their "public" mask on when they feel uncomfortable around certain people they know or don't know. I am not going to lie though. My mask helps me when I feel uncomfortable around people I don't know. but it helps me feel more secure of myself when I
Another example of the boys is Ralph and his mask. Ralph's mask is used to show bravery and authority among the boys and the littluns. Samneric's masks are used to hide their fear. Ralph wants to show that he is a strong leader. Samneric put on their masks when Jack forces them to join his tribe. and Ralph wants to hide his growing fear of the beastie and growing fear of Jack and Jack's tribe. but behind their masks they are still friends with Ralph and they warn Ralph of the hunt. His mask actually starts to fall apart. Finally. Samneric don't have a choice because Jack will hurt them both if they don't join the tribe. in my opinion. For example.
. Ralph's mask doesn't change his caring and gentle personality. A third example of the boys' masks is Samneric. but it changes his idea of things a little. Jack uses his mask to become stronger and more dominant. in contrast to my mask. The mask starts turns him more violent and gives him power and strength to accomplish this violence. the boy's masks hide the boys' fear of the "beastie" and they show strength and power to others who see them.feel uncomfortable.