Walter Mitty Forgetfulness

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"The Secret life of Walter Mitty," is a short story of an ordinary man who takes his wife into town for an appointment and to run errands. During the story, we learn that Walter is a forgetful man who frequently daydreams. He uses these dreams to distract himself from reality.

There are hints within the story that show Mr. Mitty is forgetful. I believe his forgetfulness is in part due to the fact the for the majority of their trip he seems to be trapped in his imagination. Therefore, he is not concentrating on what he should be doing. After dropping his wife off at her appointment, Mitty goes off to do his shopping after picking up the overshoes he forgets what else to get as stated in the book. Quoted in the story, " Walter Mitty

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