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Character Analysis: Tuesdays With Morrie

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Morrie Schwartz knew he only had a few months to live after getting diagnosed with ALS. But instead of mourning and drowning in his own self pity, he decided to share his knowledge and experiences that he’s gained throughout his life, and inspire others. The novel Tuesdays with Morrie shows that Morrie Schwartz rejects some of the socially acceptable practices of popular culture. Morrie illustrates his nonconformist approach to living and dying by forgiving, accepting, and loving. On the contrary, Morrie says the popular culture is founded on greed, selfishness, and superficiality. “once you learn how to die you learn how to live”. Morrie values acceptance because he understands that nobody is perfect, and everyone's health and beauty isn't

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes morrie schwartz's nonconformist approach to living and dying by forgiving, accepting, and loving. he rejects some of the socially acceptable practices of popular culture.
  • Analyzes how morrie values acceptance because he understands that nobody is perfect, and everyone's health and beauty isn't going to last forever.
  • Explains that morrie values forgiveness because it brings a kind of peace that helps him move on with life.
  • Analyzes how morrie values love because it gives meaning to his life. love brings joy and empowers people to do many things in their lives.
  • Concludes that morrie rejects popular culture's socially acceptable practices and has created his own culture based upon his values. he illustrates his nonconformist approach to living and dying by forgiving, accepting, and loving.
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