Tuesdays With Morrie By F. Morrie Essays

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Tuesdays with Morrie is about the last lessons between a college

professor and his long lost student Mitch, who he was a “coach” to. After

graduation Mitch promises to stay in touch and gives him a briefcase to

remember him by. He then moves to New York to chase his dreams of

being a musician and gets lost in life. When his favorite uncle passes away

from cancer,Mitch is determined not to end up like him, who worked for a

corporation doing the same thing everyday. So he leaves his dreams of

becoming a musician behind and gets a job as a sportswriter. While flipping

through the channels one night Mitch sees his old professor doing an

interview on his approaching death. Morrie spoke about how he’s going to

stay alive despite the fact that death was knocking on his door. What he

meant was that he wasn’t going to feel sorry for himself but instead he

would make a difference by touching the lives of those around him with his

wisdom. So after sixteen long years Mitch decides to travel back to

Michigan to visit his long lost professor and learns some of lifes greatest

lessons. Mitch questioned , “Why did we bother with all the distractions we did?”(p.42) I’ve come to realize there are some things in life we can not change

no matter how hard you try. The more you try to control something, the

more it controls you. Every year , November 11 is difficult for me. This year,

Arturo would have been twenty two. I was ten years old when my friend

got…

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