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    further convey the character of Walter Mitty. Fast cars are universally a symbol of manhood however, in Walter Mitty’s life, his lack of masculinity is often associated with his car. Mrs. Mitty does not allow her husband to drive “so fast! [Walter] you’re driving too fast!” (2). This is a way that she is imposing control over and emasculating him. She is able to find a way to shut down any chance of Walter trying to prove his own capability by demeaning him. Although, Mitty lacks skill in managing the

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    Walter Mitty Reflection

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    In the movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, for me, it shows a very unique storyline that a film may have. Personally, I think that it was interesting to watch this movie when one is about to feel down of himself. By watching this movie, I get inspiration and motivation to appreciate my life more of whatever things that I had done before or everything that I may do in the future. Why do I live on this Earth? Based on the motto of LIFE Magazine, I think that in every step that we take, there are

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    Examples In the short story, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” by James Thurber, Walter Mitty is an inscrutable character. Walter first shows his inscrutability when he is on his way with his wife to a town called Waterbury going fifteen miles faster than the limit, not letting her know why. She believes that he is crazy and does this on purpose, but Walter was really living in his own daydream. This act of what seems to be a concealment, shows that Walter prefers keeping his imagination to himself

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    fulfills our hero quest is The Secret Life of Walter Mitty which was released in 2013. Directed by Ben Stiller, this comedy-drama adventure movie, the main characters are played by Ben Stiller as Walter Mitty, and Kristen Wiig as Cheryl Malhoff. The story is about Walter Mitty, who goes on an adventure to learn about himself and returns newly empowered, changes to a better person. Walter Mitty is a daydreamer Negative Assets Manager at LIFE magazine company. Walter is diligent at work and takes a great care

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    Walter Mitty Comparison

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    Has daydreaming even taken over your life? In “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber, is about a man, Walter Mitty, who is kind of pathetic and many people laugh at him. Walter daydreams a lot in order to escape reality. In The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Walter works at Life Magazine and goes on an adventure to find the missing picture that is going to be used for the cover of the next magazine. Walter starts off boring and pathetic, but begins to make his daydreams his reality as his

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    Walter Mitty Identity

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    Both “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and “Lamb to the Slaughter” analyze human’s ways of achieving self- acceptance. Walter Mitty’s persona is not considered ‘appropriate’ by people around him, so as a result, he daydreams to accept his true character. On the contrary, Mary Maloney’s self- love is built upon the presence of her husband, so when he decided to leave, her whole world shattered. In “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, James Thurber explores the topic of self acceptance through the protagonist’s

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    Walter Mitty Symbolism

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    the author, James Thurber called, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.” The story is about a couple. The main person in the couple is Walter Mitty. He has daydreams of being well known and famous, like a fearless pilot, a surgeon, sharpshooter, etc. While his wife oppresses him all his life. The daydreams are a way to cope with oppressive wife. In the end Walter’s wife walks in a drug store leaving him to wait; lights a cigar and says, “ Walter Mitty the undefeated, inscrutable to the last.” A theme that

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    Walter Mitty Daydreams

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    “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber is about the trip Walter Mitty takes into town with his wife. During this trip, Mitty experiences many different daydreams that seek to help him escape from the monotony of his life. Each of these fantasies is brought about by some aspect of Mitty’s life. While driving too fast into town Mitty dreams of being the commander of a Navy hydroplane, flying through a storm. After dropping off his wife at the salon, Mitty fantasizes about being a miracle

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    Walter Mitty Essay

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    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty The Secret Life of Walter Mitty was written by James Thurber, one of the most popular writers in his time. There are only two main characters: Walter Mitty and his wife, Mrs. Mitty. The rest are supporting characters in Mitty’s daydreams and the people he meets. The setting constantly shifts from one place to another; we go to the hospital in one daydream, and to a court trial in another. But the real Mitty is somewhere in Waterbury where you can find a hairdresser

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    Walter Mitty Quotes

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    The movie, Secret Life of Walter Mitty, is about a day-dreamer who escapes his life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance, and action. When his job gets threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined. When it comes to social acceptance, some people will go to great lengths to achieve it. Walter Mitty, the main character of the movie, is trying to

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