Tuesdays With Morrie Questions and Answers
by Mitch Albom

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Did your opinion about Mitch change as Tuesdays with Morrie went on? In what way?

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Mitch experiences the ultimate lesson on this book - he learns about himself. What he learns form Maury is that success and happiness are not always measured in dollar signs or in popularity polls. There is a great deal of humanity in this work. At the start, Mitch is not a likable character. He is self-absorbed, always in a hurry, but for what? Ultimately, we will all die. It is not death that defines us but how we live life.

As readers, we learn a series of lessons alongside of Mitch. We change our opinion of him...

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In the beginning of the book Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch was somewhat miserable with himself.  He had set out on one journey and ended up in another direction.  He was dissatisfied with his life.

Every Tuesday Mitch started to visit Maury and talk with him about life.  Maury wanted to know if Mitch had found happiness and satisfaction in life.  Mitch had to admit that he had not and this got him to thinking.

In my opinion Mitch matured and learned to appreciate more things in life after spending time and learning from Maury.  Maury was very humble about his life and the things that he enjoyed in life.  He has learned a lot from Maury.