The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty Summary

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In the article, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” by James Thurber, Mrs. Mitty gets perceived as a flat character, however she is quite complex. She protects her husband, Walter Mitty, from his fragile mental state and the world around him. I believe she is not constricting and depriving Walter from his manhood, but rather is forced to help him through his life. This is shown when the article states, “You were up to fifty-five she said. You know i don’t like to go more than forty. You were up to fifty-five” (Thurber 2). This depicts of she has to control Walter during his dreams and prevent him from any wrongdoing while he is “away”. Another example of Mrs. Mitty having to protect Walter occurs when she is getting her hair done. Mitty
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