Meaning Of Life In Tuesdays With Morrie By Mitch Albom

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In the book, Tuesdays with Morrie, an old college professor, Morrie Swartz, teaches his former student, Mitch Albom, the meaning of life plus common struggles that people deal with in their daily lives. The author, Mitch Albom, describes in his memoir the views of life that Morrie Swartz made which was articulated in this book. Mitch Albom also creates his voice in the story with his life’s struggles and how Morrie gave him the lessons to get through them. The main views of life that the story presents is that death is always imminent, to be surrounded with family, and immerse fully into emotions. One view of life that the story presents is that death is always imminent. Death is mostly a touchy subject for some people. Accepting it is the …show more content…

“Love each other or perish.” Family is the foundation that love starts on. Everybody needs family like they need air to breathe. People are dependent on their family when going through deep struggles or even sticky situations. Morrie was surrounded by his family during his daunting journey through ALS. He stressed this viewpoint to the author and how important it is to have support, love, care, and concern that all comes with having a family. Death links to family in many ways throughout the story. One example of this is when the author states, “Yet when I looked at Morrie, I wondered if I were in his shoes, about to die, and I had no family, no children, would the emptiness be unbearable?” The answer is yes, it would be unbearable to have no one there to help or reach out to. As Morrie put it, “Sure, people would come visit, friends, associates, but it’s not the same as having someone who will not leave. It’s not the same as having someone whom you know has an eye on you, is watching you the whole time.” This is another viewpoint that the story presents and Morrie articulates in his point of view. There is no substitute for family and their will always be a need to be surrounded by family through life’s struggles. The last view of life is to immerse fully into emotions. Fear, happiness, and love are some emotions that people deal with in their everyday lives. Emotions are how people express themselves

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