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"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
drone
milquetoast
crack
inscrutable
(n) a sound that loses meaning because of its omnipresence
(n) a timid, weak, or unassertive person
(adj) very good; expert
(adj) baffling; mysterious
drone
(n) a sound that loses meaning because of its omnipresence
milquetoast
(n) a timid, weak, or unassertive person
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Literature: the cast of amontillado & the secret life of walter mitty
the setting of the cast of amontillado
developed characters whose sanity is q…
1809-1849
orphaned at an early age
during the carnival... in the catacombs beneath his estate... benea…
edgar allen poe
edgar allen poe
edgar allen poe
the setting of the cast of amontillado
during the carnival... in the catacombs beneath his estate... benea…
developed characters whose sanity is q…
edgar allen poe
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Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
Walter Mitty
Mrs. Mitty
daydreams
the author
protagonist
nagging wife
form of escapism
James Thurber
the author
Walter Mitty
protagonist
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakish
lieutenant
cylinder
auxiliary
marked by a carefree unconventionality or being disreputable…
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy... "I'm…
a chamber within which piston moves... The pounding of the cyli…
functioning in a supporting capacity... "Switch on No. 8 auxili…
rakish
marked by a carefree unconventionality or being disreputable…
lieutenant
an officer holding a commissioned rank in the U.S. Navy... "I'm…
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Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Main themes of the story
Versions of Reality
Dissatisfaction
Men and Masculinity
Versions of Reality, Dissatisfaction, Men and Masculinity, Ma…
-Walter Mitty retreats into fantasy as an escape from his mun…
-Mitty finds himself dissatisfied with every day life and the…
-Part of the explanation for his dissatisfaction with his eve…
Main themes of the story
Versions of Reality, Dissatisfaction, Men and Masculinity, Ma…
Versions of Reality
-Walter Mitty retreats into fantasy as an escape from his mun…
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Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
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Literature - Secret Life of Walter Mitty vocab
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
cowardly
confused, worried
chaos
mutt
craven
cowardly
distraught
confused, worried
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Turret
Hydroplane
Intimate
lurched
a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of…
n) a sea plan
marked by close acquaintance
moved with a sudden jerking motion
Turret
a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of…
Hydroplane
n) a sea plan
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"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
distraught
haggard
craven
insolent
very upset; confused
having a worn and tired look
extremely cowardly
so rude or proud as to be offensive
distraught
very upset; confused
haggard
having a worn and tired look
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"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
distraught
insolent
insinuatingly
pandemonium
very troubled or confused
boldly disrespectful
suggesting indirectly
any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
distraught
very troubled or confused
insolent
boldly disrespectful
12 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
intimate
distraught
haggard
insolent
highly personal
very upset and confused
having a wild, tired look as rom grief, illness or unhappiness
boldly disrespectful in speech or behavior
intimate
highly personal
distraught
very upset and confused
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
complicated
delicately
menacing
misty
adj. hard to understand or solve
adv. gently; sensitively
adj. threatening
adj. hidden by mist; hazy; vague
complicated
adj. hard to understand or solve
delicately
adv. gently; sensitively
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Secret Life of Walter Mitty
insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
rude or disrespectful
improper behavior
place of confusion
worm in appearance
insolent
rude or disrespectful
rakishly
improper behavior
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the secret life of walter mitty
what is a "walter mitty"?
as the story opens, what is walter ima…
what causes walter to be shocked out o…
where is walter taking his wife?
regular guy who dreams of weird things or a henpecked husband
he imagines he is in a hydroplane going through a really bad…
his wife telling him to slow down
to get her hair done
what is a "walter mitty"?
regular guy who dreams of weird things or a henpecked husband
as the story opens, what is walter ima…
he imagines he is in a hydroplane going through a really bad…
The secret life of Walter Mitty
insinuating -
haggard -
derisive -
rakish -
hinting indirectly; implying in a sly way
having a wild, wasted, worn look, as from ... grief, illness, h…
showing ridicule; making a person or thing ... seem foolish
having a smart, dashing, carefree look; perky
insinuating -
hinting indirectly; implying in a sly way
haggard -
having a wild, wasted, worn look, as from ... grief, illness, h…
The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
Who is the author?
When was it written?
What is the setting?
Plot: Walter Mitty has five extravagan…
James Thurber
1939
Waterbury, Connecticut
is out on a routine shopping trip with his wife.
Who is the author?
James Thurber
When was it written?
1939
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Walter Mitty
Real Life
wife
"pocketa pocketa"
real life loser who day dreams about him being someone import…
treated like a child by his wife, garage attendant,police off…
bossy, always telling him what to do, treats him like a child
repeated in his day dreams because it is of his most embarras…
Walter Mitty
real life loser who day dreams about him being someone import…
Real Life
treated like a child by his wife, garage attendant,police off…
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
What distraction jars Mitty out of his…
How is Mitty's behavior in real life d…
In the "real world", what tasks are Mi…
What deeds is mitty attempting to acco…
mitty's wife's complain
In the daydream, Mitty is a completely different person where…
In the real world, Mitty and his wife are making their weekly…
In Mitty's mystery lives, he is accomplishing many deeds. Som…
What distraction jars Mitty out of his…
mitty's wife's complain
How is Mitty's behavior in real life d…
In the daydream, Mitty is a completely different person where…
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The Secret life of Walter Mitty
In Walter Mitty's day dreams
Walter Mitty is on a ship as a naval c…
Mrs. Witty is screaming at Walter beca…
In his daydreams his life is a lot mor…
Some of the story takes place in real like. Where does the re…
Describe Walter's first day dream
What jolts him out of his first dream. Why is Mrs. Mitty upset?
Explain how Walter Mitty's behavior in his daydreams differs…
In Walter Mitty's day dreams
Some of the story takes place in real like. Where does the re…
Walter Mitty is on a ship as a naval c…
Describe Walter's first day dream
"The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty"
Who is the author?
When was it written?
What is the setting?
Plot: Walter Mitty has five extravagan…
James Thurber
1939
Waterbury, Connecticut
is out on a routine shopping trip with his wife.
Who is the author?
James Thurber
When was it written?
1939
16 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
He is the commander of an airplane. Sn…
He becomes Doctor Mitty - world renown…
He was accused of a murder; remembers…
He was captain of a bomber; Mrs. Mitty…
What is Walter Mitty's first daydream, and what brings him ou…
What is Walter Mitty's second daydream, and what brings him o…
What is Walter Mitty's third daydream and what brings him out…
What is Walter Mitty's fourth daydream and what brings him ou…
He is the commander of an airplane. Sn…
What is Walter Mitty's first daydream, and what brings him ou…
He becomes Doctor Mitty - world renown…
What is Walter Mitty's second daydream, and what brings him o…
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The secret life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
Swaggy/ handsome
Very upset about something
to look worn out/ tired
To act cowardly toward something
rakishly
Swaggy/ handsome
Distraught
Very upset about something
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Rakishly
Astonishment
Hastily
Corridor
Stylish
Overpower wonder or surprise
Impatient or thoughtless
A passage connecting two buildings
Rakishly
Stylish
Astonishment
Overpower wonder or surprise
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
distraught
haggard
craven
insolent
Very upset; confused
Having a worn and tired look
Extremely cowardly
So rude or proud as to be offensive
distraught
Very upset; confused
haggard
Having a worn and tired look
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
make the reader curious.
courage
"Full strength in No. 3 turret!"
doesn't trust Mitty's driving.
The author begins "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" with a da…
When Mitty imagines he is about to fly a bomber on a dangerou…
The following passage is from "The Secret Life of Walter Mitt…
The parking-lot attendant offers to park Mitty's car because…
make the reader curious.
The author begins "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" with a da…
courage
When Mitty imagines he is about to fly a bomber on a dangerou…
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
auxiliary
turret
aimlessly
distraught
A secondary or supplemental engine, machine, or person.
A projecting structure or tower that often revolves and conta…
Without aim or purpose.
Upset; troubled
auxiliary
A secondary or supplemental engine, machine, or person.
turret
A projecting structure or tower that often revolves and conta…
16 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
He is the commander of an airplane. Sn…
He becomes Doctor Mitty - world renown…
He was accused of a murder; remembers…
He was captain of a bomber; Mrs. Mitty…
What is Walter Mitty's first daydream, and what brings him ou…
What is Walter Mitty's second daydream, and what brings him o…
What is Walter Mitty's third daydream and what brings him out…
What is Walter Mitty's fourth daydream and what brings him ou…
He is the commander of an airplane. Sn…
What is Walter Mitty's first daydream, and what brings him ou…
He becomes Doctor Mitty - world renown…
What is Walter Mitty's second daydream, and what brings him o…
17 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
A regular guy who dreams of weird thin…
Quiet, dull
Controlling, overbearing
He imagines he is in a hydroplane goin…
Who is Walter Mitty?
Describe Mitty.
Describe Mrs. Mitty.
As the story opens, what is Walter imagining?
A regular guy who dreams of weird thin…
Who is Walter Mitty?
Quiet, dull
Describe Mitty.
The Secrete Life of Walter Mitty
Menacing
Bickering
Fleeting
Scornfully
(v)to utter or direct a threat against; threaten; (adj)to exp…
(v)to engage in petulant or peevish argument; wrangle:
(adj)passing swiftly; vanishing quickly; transient; transitory.
(adj)full of scorn; derisive; contemptuous:
Menacing
(v)to utter or direct a threat against; threaten; (adj)to exp…
Bickering
(v)to engage in petulant or peevish argument; wrangle:
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Pandemonium
Insolent
Rakishly
Bedlam
noun. Wild disorder
adj. Boldly disrespectful
adv. Dashingly, jauntingly, smart.
noun. A place of confusion
Pandemonium
noun. Wild disorder
Insolent
adj. Boldly disrespectful
The secret life of Walter Mitty
Rakishly
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
in a handsome and playful way; swaggy
being so upset your confused
to look and sound worn out or down
to have massive coward-ness
Rakishly
in a handsome and playful way; swaggy
Distraught
being so upset your confused
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Driving too fast and his wife yells at…
Puppy biscuits
Drives past the hospital
Newspaper about Waterbury trial
How he is pulled out of first daydream
How is he pulled out of his third day dream
Cause of second day dream
Cause of third day dream
Driving too fast and his wife yells at…
How he is pulled out of first daydream
Puppy biscuits
How is he pulled out of his third day dream
13 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Distraught (adj)
Haggard
Craven
Insolent (adj)
very upset
having a worn, tired look
extremely cowardly
boldly disrespectful
Distraught (adj)
very upset
Haggard
having a worn, tired look
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
Walter Mitty
Mrs. Mitty
daydreams
the author
protagonist
nagging wife
form of escapism
James Thurber
the author
Walter Mitty
protagonist
6 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Distraught
Haggard
Inscrutable
Insinuating
extremely troubled; confused, distracted
having a worn look as from sleeplessness
baffling; mysterious
suggesting indirectly
Distraught
extremely troubled; confused, distracted
Haggard
having a worn look as from sleeplessness
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
turret
auxiliary
distraught
chic, dashing, fashionable
tower, fortification, stronghold
accessory, backup, supporting
agitated, distressed, bothered
rakishly
chic, dashing, fashionable
turret
tower, fortification, stronghold
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Mitty's wife can be best described as…
In his last daydream, Mitty is ___.
Why does Mitty consider wearing a sling?
In Mitty's daydreams, he takes on the…
nagging
In front of a firing squad
So garagemen will not make fun of him
Bold and daring
Mitty's wife can be best described as…
nagging
In his last daydream, Mitty is ___.
In front of a firing squad
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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Rakishly
Distraught
Haggard
Craven
in a handsome and playful way
very upset confused
to look and sound worn out or down
extremely cowardly
Rakishly
in a handsome and playful way
Distraught
very upset confused
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Insolent
rakishly
bedlam
haggard
boldly disrespectful
stylishly, jauntily
place of confusion, chaos
worn in appearance
Insolent
boldly disrespectful
rakishly
stylishly, jauntily
30 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakish
lietenant
cylinder
auxiliary
marked by a carefree attitude; dashing; jaunty
ranking officer
a chamber within which a piston moves
giving assistance or support; a helper, aid
rakish
marked by a carefree attitude; dashing; jaunty
lietenant
ranking officer
10 terms
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
craven
distraught
pandemonium
cur
adj. cowardly
adj. deeply troubled to the point of losing "it"- "it" being…
n. total chaos; total confusion
n. a mixed breed dog; a mutt
craven
adj. cowardly
distraught
adj. deeply troubled to the point of losing "it"- "it" being…
23 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
hastily
lurched
corridor
Characteristics of a rake
eager to act
to hang around; prowl
long narrow passage; hallway
rakishly
Characteristics of a rake
hastily
eager to act
28 terms
Secret life of Walter Mitty
chaos
Psychologist
Reflections
prompt
Complete confusion and disorder
A person who specializes in the study of the mind and behavior
careful thought
done at once
chaos
Complete confusion and disorder
Psychologist
A person who specializes in the study of the mind and behavior
16 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
He is the commander of an airplane. Sn…
He becomes Doctor Mitty - world renown…
He was accused of a murder; remembers…
He was captain of a bomber; Mrs. Mitty…
What is Walter Mitty's first daydream, and what brings him ou…
What is Walter Mitty's second daydream, and what brings him o…
What is Walter Mitty's third daydream and what brings him out…
What is Walter Mitty's fourth daydream and what brings him ou…
He is the commander of an airplane. Sn…
What is Walter Mitty's first daydream, and what brings him ou…
He becomes Doctor Mitty - world renown…
What is Walter Mitty's second daydream, and what brings him o…
10 terms
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
rakishly
hurtling
distraught
haggard
casual look
moving swiftly and with great force
extremely troubled
having a worn look
rakishly
casual look
hurtling
moving swiftly and with great force
20 terms
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
complicated
delicately
menacing
misty
hard to understand; elaborate; complex; intricate
gently and carefully
threatening
covered in mist; hazy; foggy
complicated
hard to understand; elaborate; complex; intricate
delicately
gently and carefully
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
James Thurber
Walter Mitty
Mrs. Mitty
daydreams
the author
protagonist
nagging wife
form of escapism
James Thurber
the author
Walter Mitty
protagonist
12 terms
"The Secret Life of Walter Mitty"
distraught
insolent
insinuatingly
pandemonium
very troubled or confused
boldly disrespectful
suggesting indirectly
any place or scene of wild disorder, noise, or confusion
distraught
very troubled or confused
insolent
boldly disrespectful
Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Main themes of the story
Versions of Reality
Dissatisfaction
Men and Masculinity
Versions of Reality, Dissatisfaction, Men and Masculinity, Ma…
-Walter Mitty retreats into fantasy as an escape from his mun…
-Mitty finds himself dissatisfied with every day life and the…
-Part of the explanation for his dissatisfaction with his eve…
Main themes of the story
Versions of Reality, Dissatisfaction, Men and Masculinity, Ma…
Versions of Reality
-Walter Mitty retreats into fantasy as an escape from his mun…
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