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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty


by James Thurber

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty: Imagine All the People True or False

1. What does Walter think he may do to keep people from laughing at him? -> Put his arm in a sling
2. What does Walter’s wife ask him to buy at the shoe store? -> Overshoes
3. In Walter’s mind, what can he do with his left hand? -> Scale a building
4. What does Walter buy for his dog? -> A leash
5. At the end of the story, what does Walter imagine is about to happen to him? -> He is about to be shot by a firing squad