Analysis of Thurber's 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' and Bernard Tristan's 'I'm Going'

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The Secret Life of Walter and I'm Going The Secret Life of Walter and I'm Going Introduction Every marriage has there ups and downs. In fact, there are no such things as a perfect marriage. The subject of marriage and gender roles are usually mentioned in literary pieces that put the emphasis on mostly on the way the family is set up. The following comparative essay will put the emphasis to center on the two fictional stories; 'I'm going' by Bernard Tristan and 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' by James Thurber. The researcher is able to relate to both of the stories on account of the certain dealings that he has had in marriage unions. These two literary pieces are the researcher's preferred choice to talk about the subject of gender roles and marriages. This following two sources of literature puts the emphasis on the marriage that is among Henri and Jeanne also as Mr. and Mrs. Mitty. The society in which we live in has become very stereotypical on the function of each gender in the public. The male is the one that is assumed to take the leadership position, playing a part that is active in decision making and making sure that the sustainability of the home is being supported. The female on the other hand is the one that is expected to display a role that shows that they are women that know how to be very supportive to their husband. Which means, giving him the support he will need in the decisions that he makes and also the attempts that will make sure that there is

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