Everyman Hero - Walter Mitty - Example

Updated: 3/20/2017
Everyman Hero - Walter Mitty - Example
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What is an everyman hero and how do I know who they are? Teaching students this literary term, asking them to think deeply about a hero's attributes or hero traits, and to consider how these affect the work as a whole are great ways to ensure students grasp fully appreciate many modern texts.

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Walter Mitty as the Everyman Hero | Everyman Hero Examples

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  • Walter Mitty
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  • Dr. Mitty you saved my baby, thank you so much!
  • In "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty", the reader experiences two sides to the protagonist. He is an ordinary man, without exceptional skills. However, his heroic nature shows through in his daydreams. The man he wishes he could be ​inspires readers and demonstrates he is an everyman hero.​