The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Analysis
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” is a story that’s written from a playful and imaginary place. This story is filled with adventure and comedy that keeps the reader interested from beginning to end. The main characters’ internal struggle …show more content…
Even though there are many differences between the two short stories, there are just as many similarities between the two. They each make the audience question many things. Things dealing with gender and the roles they play in literature, and if escapism is healthy. Both Walter and Mathilde indulge in escapism as a way to escape their daily reality. They daydream to become something they are not. Things they want to be. Things they believe they should be. Walter fantasizes of being a heroic figure, one who saves lives and is important. Mathilde fantasizes about being a woman of importance, An Escape 9 wealth and status. In both cases, the main characters are unhappy in their current lives and look to dreaming up the way they believe their lives should be to find some solitude and happiness within themselves.
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Clugston, R. W. (2010). Journey into literature. San Diego, California: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.