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Tuesdays with Morrie an expository text written by Mitch Albom communicates ideas about our society and contradicting views Mitch Albom writes about his professor and friend - Morrie Schwartz who is suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ALS Morries values are quite different from the widely held values of popular culture Tuesdays with Morrie featured many issues some that were also featured in the biographical narratives Out of the Blue by Bethany Hamilton Funny Girl by Meg Grant and In Sickness In Health by Shari Lacy found in the Readers Digest All of these texts communicate different ideas about society Throughout this essay I will be dealing with issues such as love and family money and appreciation I will be discussing the impact the texts had on me and why as well as their purpose in society Tuesdays with Morrie takes readers on a journey with both Mitch Albom and Morrie This journey entails many of the questions we wonder when death arrives on the doorstep Mitch Albom is an ex-student of Morries who decides to visit after seeing Morrie on nightline As Albom and Morrie meet Tuesday after Tuesday Morries body begins to decay until he even finds it too difficult to speak Issues that Albom and Morrie deal with throughout the text include the world family feeling sorry for yourself regrets death money emotions love and forgiveness Family Parents and children sometimes including grandparents and other relations Love A great liking or affection Commitment An engagement or obligation a pledge or promise dedication and loyalty In our society money is considered a big thing - career status beauty education and income are all fairly important issues according to popular culture However in the text Tuesdays with Morrie Morries ideas contradict popular cultures views particularly on money and materialistic things Morrie discusses how when you reach the closing point of life the materialistic things that once meant something then have little
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