• Noun: the part of an animal corresponding to the human face
• Noun: the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; examples: "he washed his face", "I wish I had seen the look on his face when he got the news"
• Noun: the feelings expressed on a person's face; examples: "a sad expression", "a look of triumph", "an angry face"
• Noun: the general outward appearance of something; example: "the face of the city is changing"
• Noun: the striking or working surface of an implement
• Noun: a part of a person that is used to refer to a person; examples: "he looked out at a roomful of faces", "when he returned to work he met many new faces"
• Noun: a surface forming part of the outside of an object; examples: "he examined all sides of the crystal", "dew dripped from the face of the leaf"
• Noun: the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); example: "he dealt the cards face down"
• Noun: a contorted facial expression; example: "she made a grimace at the prospect"
• Noun: a specific size and style of type within a type family
• Noun: status in the eyes of others; example: "he lost face"
• Noun: impudent aggressiveness; examples: "I couldn't believe her boldness", "he had the effrontery to question my honesty"
• Noun: a vertical surface of a building or cliff
• Verb: deal with (something unpleasant) head on; examples: "You must confront your problems", "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"
• Verb: oppose, as in hostility or a competition; examples: "You must confront your opponent", "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring", "The two enemies finally confronted each other"
• Verb: be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite to; examples: "The house looks north", "My backyard look onto the pond", "The building faces the park"
• Verb: be opposite; examples: "the facing page", "the two sofas face each other"
• Verb: turn so as to face; turn the face in a certain direction; example: "Turn and face your partner now"
• Verb: present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; examples: "We confronted him with the evidence", "He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions", "An enormous dilemma faces us"
• Verb: turn so as to expose the face; example: "face a playing card"
• Verb: line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; example: "face the lapels of the jacket"
• Verb: cover the front or surface of; example: "The building was faced with beautiful stones"
Because the mask is your face, the face is a mask, so I'm thinking of the face as a mask because of the way I see faces is coming from an African vision of the mask which is the thing that we carry around with us, it is our presentation, it's our front, it's our face.
Robert Pattinson has the face of a film-noir dupe. It's a face that is searching and open and kind. It's a face that a certain type of woman might want to fool because, in its intensely old-fashioned kindness, the face says, I love you. Fool me.
What is a face, really? Its own photo? Its make-up? Or is it a face as painted by such or such painter? That which is in front? Inside? Behind? And the rest? Doesn't everyone look at himself in his own particular way? Deformations simply do not exist.
You're talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face.
Liberal democracy - as you know, in the old days, we were saying we want socialism with a human face. Today's left effectively offers global capitalism with a human face, more tolerance, more rights and so on. So the question is, is this enough or not? Here I remain a Marxist: I think not.