Comparing How The Yellow Wallpaper and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty Address American Identity

American literature was founded upon strong ideals rooted in individualism, and as a result, many stories are written with the idea of “what does it mean to be an American?” Both Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” and James Thurber’s “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” address the concept on what it means to be … Read more

The Reflection and Development of Risk-Taking in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, a Movie by Ben Stiller

Consider how risk-taking has been reflected and developed in “A Secret Life of Walter Mitty”. Discuss the ideas developed by Ben Stiller about how risk-taking leads to character development and changes Walter’s outlook on life. Humanity would undoubtedly stagnate if individuals withered away in daily routines without a sense of ambition. Through the comedic film … Read more