This was not in the original book, but was added to the movie. Also, what about the sequel to the movie? Should that be avoided, too? Burnett was very much into the New Thought movement which later became the New Age movement and was quite comfortable dabbling around in the occult.
During this time he has five heroic daydream episodes. The first is as a pilot of a U.
Navy flying boat in a storm, then he is a magnificent surgeon performing a one-of-a-kind surgery, then as a deadly assassin testifying in a courtroomand then as a Royal Air Force pilot volunteering for a daring, secret suicide mission to bomb an ammunition dump.
As the story ends, Mitty imagines himself facing a firing squad"inscrutable to the last. The powering up of the "Navy hydroplane " in the opening scene is followed by Mrs.
The closing firing-squad scene comes when Mitty is standing against a wall, smoking.
Analysis[ edit ] Mitty is very much a Thurber protagonistso much so that he has been called "the archetype for dreamy, hapless, Thurber Man". Like the man who saw the unicornhe escapes via fantasies.
A similar dynamic is found in the Thurber story "The Curb in the Sky", in which a man starts recounting his own dreams as anecdotes as an attempt to stop his wife from constantly correcting him on the details.
Ramachandran suggests that Thurber may have had Charles Bonnet syndromea neurological condition that causes vivid and bizarre hallucinations even in blind patients. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty film The story was made into a movie starring Danny Kaye as a young daydreaming editor of pulp magazines.
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