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“Life is a series of pulls back and forth” (40). It seems that everything in life has its counterpart. On the same day a new mother welcomes her baby into the world, a daughter stands at her mother’s funeral wishing her into the next world. Morrie speaks of this unceasing “Tension of opposites” (40) one day on the college campus with Albom. It relates to Albom’s struggle with comparing what he wants himself to be and the man he has become since his days as Morrie’s student.
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Macbeth
Over all the evil that happens, good prevails. “Fair is foul and foul is fair.”
Ying Yang
The symbol represents a balance of darkness and light in the world.
The Indian Proverb of the Wolves
There are two wolves inside each man that fight every day. One is good, and the other is evil. The one that lives is the one you feed. “Love wins. Love
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They seem half-asleep, even when they’re busy doing things they think are important. They’re chasing the wrong things’” (43). Albom struggles with chasing the wrong things. Morrie provides the much-needed wake-up-call. Without Morrie, Albom could have lost sight of many of life’s wonders, and become stuck in the rut that Morrie saved him from.
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The Scarlet Letter
They condemn her sin even though she is no different from them. They believe their condemnation is necessary, though they are fighting a losing battle. They are asleep to reality, and they are asleep to their own faults.
Liar, Liar
A lawyer tears his family apart by becoming too focused on his job. He feels his job takes precedence over everything else in his life. He does not acknowledge the importance of his family until his son betrayed by his father’s absence from his birthday party, wishes his father cannot lie again. It becomes a struggle in the man’s job, and in his daily life, but he eventually learns his lesson and the family is restored.
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