Critical Analysis Of Tuesdays With Morrie

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Tuesdays with Morrie is a true story about a young student and an old professor. The book captures the last class of an old and dying professor with only one student in the subject “The Meaning of Life”. It also captures the rekindled bond and friendship that the two have temporary lost years before. It tells the life lessons about love, relationships, fear, courage, optimism, life and death based on the professor’s experiences. The student considers the Tuesdays that were spent learning from his professor as one of the most important events because it has changed his life.

Mitch Albom, the author of the book, has been living an unhappy life. Fortunately, he stumbles upon a television show in which his old professor, Morrie Schwartz, is being interviewed. Mitch decides to meet with his old professor because he realizes he still wasn’t able to keep the promise he made on his college graduation day to keep in touch with Morrie. Mitch visits Morrie on a Tuesday and they end up chatting for hours. Morrie convinces Mitch to come back next week. The next Tuesday is the beginning of the last class of his old professor with only Mitch as his student. The final class consists of discussions on important things
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First, the hopeless people, who feel like the only option is to give up, should read it because one life lesson from Morrie is that there is no such thing as “too late” in our lives. Hence, we should do something while we still can. Next, people who are in search for advices about love, acceptance and life in general should read it too because it talks about the lessons Morrie got from his experiences. Lastly, I recommend this book to people who are dying. Most dying people think that they are useless and that they have no purpose anymore. The book is a proof that one can make the most out of the time left. As Morrie would say, if you learn how to die, you also learn how to

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