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    Aphorisms in Tuesdays with Morrie

    “Accept what you’ll have the ability to do and what you aren’t capable of do. ” (Albom 18) is the primary and one of the main aphorisms in Tuesdays with Morrie. I consider Morrie is talking about recognizing your strengths, and not focusing so much in your weaknesses. He means, as he said, to “accept” […] More

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    Tuesdays with Morrie

    Tuesdays with Morrie is a true story about sportswriter Mitch Albom and his favorite college professor Morrie Schwartz. During Albom’s undergraduate years at Brandeis University, when he takes every class taught by his mentor, he and Schwartz form a bond that goes beyond the typical student/teacher relationship. The author, Mitch, who is a teacher in […] More

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    Summary of Tuesdays with Morrie

    Tuesdays with Morrie LIST OF CHARACTERS Major Characters Morrie Schwartz – The novel is centered around him; Morrie is Mitch’s former college professor who was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gherig’s disease); he meets with Mitch in his home every Tuesday to teach him about the meaning of life. Mitch Albom- Morrie’s former student; he has […] More

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    Tuesdays with Morrie Themes

    The Tuesdays with Morrie, written by Mitch Albom is the true story of an old college professor and a prior student now facing life, death, and time. Throughout the story, Albom shows many morals, themes, and life lessons; however three themes truly stood out within this story. Mitch Albom specifically pointed out to the reader […] More

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    The Acquisition of Wisdom In King Lear and Tuesdays With Morrie

    Wisdom is a trait mostly associated with the elderly and highly valued in today’s world. However, do all old men truly possess wisdom merely because they can see their own deaths in the near future? In both King Lear by William Shakespeare and Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom, the protagonists acquire wisdom after undergoing […] More