Response to the film The Mask You Live In

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Responseto the film The MaskYou Live&nbspIn&nbsp

Responseto the film The MaskYou Live&nbspIn&nbsp

The film, TheMask You Live clearlybrings out the challenges that boys go through in America as theystrive to grow in to the kind of men that the society has stereotypedthem to be. Boys are constantly being told to be tough, and so theyneed to show limited amounts of emotions to various events and put ona ‘mask’ to show that they are not hurting even when they trulyare. The movie is quite effective at showing the problems thatsociety has brought upon itself through making young men pick up awrong idea of what it means to be men. What can clearly be seen inthe movie is the fact that a lot of men have ended up to engage invarious activities that are detrimental, not only to them but also toother people as well.

The pressure that men are putinto by society so as to envisage the strongly manly character isusually strong and in return tends to affect them psychologically.Some of them also end up taking it all wrong and applying an extrememeasure to that effect. One of the ways in which they do this isthrough violence and outright insensitivity against women, an issuethat most often in harm. The message shown by the film serves as awake-up call to all people, mostly in the media to take a step backand correct misinformation that has been put across on what it meansto be a man. Such a measure will be of immense benefit to the entiresociety as it will enhance a heightened level of sanity.