Theme, Characterization and Artistic Features of The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Ling’e SHU

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James Thurber has been called one of the world’s greatest humorists. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, his best-known story, shows us the social reality and people’s state of mind in America by vividly describing the mixture of reality and fantasy of Walter Mitty. The artistic features such as symbol and allusion thoroughly demonstrates the unique style of James Thurber, that is humor mixed with serious theme.
Key words: theme, characterization, artistic features
Résumé: James Thurber est considéré comme un des meilleurs humoristes du monde . Son chef-d’oeuvre la vie secrète de Walter Mitty, nous montre la réalité sociale et l’état d’âme des gens aux états-unis à travers la description vivifiante du mélange de réalité et la fantaisie de Walter Mitty . Les caractéristiques artistiques , telles que le symbole et l’allusion démontre complètement l’humour mélangé avec de sérieux thèmes .
Mots-clés: thème, caractérisation, caractéristique, artistique

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.css.1923669720050101.015

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