IB English B: Fantasies

James Thurber"s The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (1939) is a classic short story which encapsulates, in just over 2000 words, a fundamental element of human psychology - the ability to fantasize.In real life, Walter Mitty is a feeble little man, hen-pecked by his domineering wife and pushed around by practically everyone he bumps into - but in his rich and sophisticated fantasy life, he is a heroic Navy commander whose...

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