Essay On The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty

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“Stop Dreaming, Start Living.” If you are looking for great quotes for the impact of your lifetime, look no further, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty provides plenty of it. Every word spoken by the characters inside the movie is resonating in our emotions. Sharing the same quality of excellence and metaphors from the Disney movie “Up!”, this spiritually-driven movie entices motivational thoughts of how should we relive our life full to the brim. While most of us are perceived by the mundanity of the complex yet rigid world later in adulthood, as humans, we are merely more than paying utility bills and die at the end of our life. On the other hand, we are born different because we have different perceptions of the world. For Walter Mitty, the negative asset manager of “Life” Magazine, is reflecting himself in his “zoned-out” areas, where he reimagining things outside of his orthodox life which are bounded by the criticism of others. Well, he does this for a reason too, he wants to catch the glimpse of himself together with Cheryl Melhoff. After unsuccessfully…show more content…
The spirit of self-discovery, which is so prominent in this movie, helps us to inculcate ourselves the true meaning of freedom quoted as “To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life,” We wouldn’t thrive for our potentials if we never discover ourselves. Additionally, this movie also teaches us to be brave on handling uncertainty, especially hardships. Learning from the undeterred attitude from Walter Mitty is recommendable because every cloud has a silver lining. All and all, this movie is recommended to heighten your soul for your fullest potential. As we all know, we have to search for our own identity because, as quoted by Sean O’ Connell, “beautiful things don’t ask for
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