Walter Mitty Challenges

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Who said that life was easy? Sometimes, -almost all times- life pushes us to the limit and presents itself with many challenges. But what do we do when we are faced with a new challenge? Some people might take challenges as if they were just burdens in life and behave negatively about them, and being negative about them while others might consider them as if they were the way of pushing themselves to the limit. They might seek to transcend themselves and become better persons. In order to do this, people might find that it is necessary to overcome certain fears or to fix some flaws in themselves so as to fight off certain complicated situations. This might be the case of Walter Mitty in the movie “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” and Paikea…show more content…
In doing so, he decides to fight his fears and insecurities so as to respond to this challenge, which ends with him becoming a better version of himself. Similarly, Paikea faces the challenge of becoming the leader of her tribe, which leads her to focus and work on her flaws so as to improve herself and become the leader she wanted to be. By working really hard on their insecurities and deficiencies, Walter and Paikea became better versions of themselves.

In the case of Walter Mitty, his efforts in working on his lack of self-esteem and inability to socialize with others helped him to become a confident, brave and sociable person. As Walter used to be an insecure man full of fears and introvert when talking to others, he decided that he must change his ways and surpass his weaknesses so as to become the person he always craved to be. When working as a negative assets manager at Life Magazine, he used to be a shy man since he would have few friends and found it hard making new ones. Mitty felt deeply insecure of himself since he could not find the courage of talking to his secret crush -Cheryl. However, when Walter faced the difficult test of finding the missing negative, he decided that it was time to correct his defects and face
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