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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty


by James Thurber

Mrs. Mitty Timeline and Summary

  • Mrs. Mitty nags at her husband to slow down the car.
  • When she gets out to go to the hairdresser, she reminds her husband to buy overshoes and to wear his gloves while he's driving.
  • Mrs. Mitty shows up at the hotel lobby where her husband is waiting for her. She criticizes him for not putting on the overshoes that he bought, and says that she's going to take his temperature when they get home.
  • Mrs. Mitty runs into the drugstore while her husband waits outside.