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Serendipity plays a life-changing role in Tuesdays with Morrie because this element of accidentally finding good luck transforms Mitch Album from a materialistic workaholic to a sincere human being; it also helps Morrie Schwartz pass along his story before it's to late....

In both King Lear by William Shakespeare and Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom, the protagonists were able to acquire wisdom after undergoing trials and tribulations.

In 1997, Mitch Albom wrote Tuesdays with Morrie about a friendship that changed his life. Why? To pay for said dear friend's medical bills. He didn't do it to reach the top of the New York Times Best Sellers list, nor was his goal to see millions of copies printed in fifty editions worldwide (though both of these things happened). Heck, he didn't even write it so we could tell you all about it years later (shocking, we know). Despite Albom's modest intentions, however, the book exploded onto the scene.

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Tuesdays with Morrie is an invitation to hop off the hamster wheel and do some serious thinking about who we are and the legacy we want to leave in our wake. If this seems daunting, worry not: Morrie is here, dropping pearls of wisdom from his death-bed perspective throughout the pages, sharing his 20/20 hindsight with Mitch and readers alike. His way may not be exactly the way for you, but he definitely sheds some light on alternate paths, and you just might find yourself rethinking how you want to approach your existence as he does.

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Morrie says this during the seventh Tuesday where he and Mitch talk about the fear of aging. Morrie does not accept today’s culture and emphasis on youth. He is aware that being young can be quite a misery. Especially being a teacher, he saw many young people and their struggles, their feelings of inadequacy and the lack of purpose they felt in life. He feels that the young are also not very wise because they have little understanding about life. This is why he enjoys aging. Morrie embraces aging because he sees it as an opportunity to learn more. He explained that contrary to many peoples' fear, he does not want to remain young because he would always be as ignorant as he once was at a young age. He feels that once people have found meaning in their lives, they never want to go back and be young again. He feels that if your life has meaning you will want to progress forward with age by doing more things, seeing more and learning more.

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BELL In Tuesdays with Morrie, bell is a tool that Morrie uses to call for help.
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On the twelfth Tuesday Morrie and Mitch discuss forgiveness. Morrie sees no point in holding any kind of vengeance or stubbornness; he then admits that he has had some pride in his life and regrets it. He recalled a story about his old friend Norman with who he used to spend much time. After Norman and his wife moved to Chicago, Morrie's wife, Charlotte, had to undergo a serious operation. Norman never contacted Morrie or Charlotte even though they knew about the operation. This hurt Morrie and Charlotte so much that they decided to drop their relationship with Norman. Norman tried to apologize and reconcile but Morrie never accepted his apology. After Norman died, Morrie regretted how he never forgave him. Morrie therefore, feels that we need to also forgive ourselves for the things we should have done. He explains that we can't get stuck on regrets of what should have happened. He advises to make peace with yourself and those around you.

SymbolismFOOD Food is a very notable symbol in Tuesdays with Morrie.

Tuesdays with Morrie and "The Death of Ivan Ilych" portray two characters who sit on opposite ends of the literary spectrum but who share the dark bond of terminal illness and advance knowledge of their deaths....


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After Mitch hears about Morries diagnosis of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) on the television show Nightline with Ted Koppel, they reunite and begin to meet every Tuesday.

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Morrie says this during the eighth Tuesday when he and Mitch discuss money. "...those things", to which Morrie is referring, are money and materialistic possessions. He feels that living a full life and being satisfied means offering other people what we each have to give. By this Morrie means giving your time and concern to others. He several examples such as playing cards with an elderly person in a hospital and donating some time to teach a skill at the senior center. Morrie feels that there are so many people who are in need of some compassion and if we all offer some time to give it, we will find a new respect for ourselves. He states that devoting ourselves to loving others, and to the community gives us purpose and meaning.

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Tuesdays with Morrie gives incite of the stages that one goes through while dying; teaching love for humanity, the importance of giving and embracing death.

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Morrie tells this to Mitch during the first Tuesday. Throughout the novel, Morrie emphasizes the importance of giving out love and showing affection. He thinks that a lot of people feel that they do not deserve love and if they let love in, they become too soft. He quotes Levine in saying, "love is the only rational act" (52). They way Morrie emphasizes this quote on the first Tuesday, foreshadows that this will be on of the recurring themes throughout the novel. We later see that Morrie derived this theory due to the lack of love present throughout his childhood. Morrie's mother died when he was very young and his father was often working and not interested in showing affection toward Morrie and his brother. When Eva came into their house she provided them with all the motherly love of which they had been deprived. Morrie realized just how important it is to be compassionate towards others and emphasized that for the remainder of his life.