The "dramatic unmask
" trope has been utilized across countless films and television series, often as a method of revealing a superhero's secret identity to friends and nemeses alike. But a mask is not always made of cloth or leather; in those cases, an additional layer of symbolism arises. Sometimes, the unmasking renders a character more vulnerable-- other times, it represents the greatest act of strength.
This bead welcomes the comically dramatic and the subtly performative alike!