In a few dozen paragraphs he imagines himself a wartime pilot, an emergency-room surgeon, and a devil-may-care killer. Although the story has humorous elements, there is a darker and more significant message underlying the text, leading to a more tragic interpretation of the Mitty character.
The story is told in third person narrative. Writing in third person is the most common way of telling a story. Third person is the workaday point of view, the one that calls the least attention to itself. This is an advantage: Stories are carried by a Third Person View point than by any other, and it's usually the best option to look at first, before considering other techniques.
The story tells what "he", "she," or "it" does. The third-person narrator's perspective can be limited telling the story from one character's viewpoint or omniscient where the narrator knows everything about all of the characters.
Escapism from a mundane life. Portrays the stereotypical male and female roles. The five day dreams of Mitty. Walter Mitty is driving too fast so he thinks he is a Naval Commander.
Mitty brings him back to reality. The noise pocketa- - - is repeated in most of his day dreams. Mitty is characterized mostly through her interaction with Walter and his jolting back to reality.
She is going to the beauty parlour and Walter is going to get overshoes.
Mitty wants him to go and have a checkup as he is acting strangely. Walter drives around a while and passes a hospital. Then he begins to fantasize that he is fixing a machine in the hospital - a broken piston with a fountain pen. A surgeon- He is a famous doctor. The parking lot attendant jolts him back to reality.
The attendant makes fun of him and embarrasses him. He said that next time he would wear his right arm in a sling and sure he does in his third fantasy. Then he leaves to get the overshoes. He had forgotten the item that Mrs.
Mitty had wanted him to get. Finally during the fantasy he remembers the puppy biscuits and said it loud. A woman passing on the street laughed at him because he was talking to himself. He dreams that he is a courageous pilot in the war.
His dream is shattered by the arrival of his wife who begins to nag him about hiding from her and not putting his over shoes.
She thinks he is ill because he is acting strange. She is going to take his temperature when he gets home.In , a beautifully directed movie called “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” was shown in theaters but failed miserably with the critics.I’m here to set the record straight: This movie is one of the most artistically beautiful and realistic that I’ve seen in years.
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty on Digital HD Ben Stiller directs and stars in James Thurber’s classic story of a day-dreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action.
Walter Mitty is a fictional character in James Thurber's short story "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", first published in The New Yorker on March 18, , and in book form in My World and Welcome to It .
The other way of seeing Walter Mitty (and, consequently, the story of "Walter Mitty" as a whole) involves identifying some darker themes in Thurber's work. This interpretation is probably sparked by the fact that Mitty's final fantasy is of a firing squad, which is a bit ominous.