Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

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In Tuesdays with Morrie, did Mitch change as the book went on? In what way?

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Mitch changes as he absorbs Morrie's lessons; he becomes more thoughtful, appreciative, and kind.

One of the biggest changes in Mitch is how he sees success and the value of the time he has. Mitch is a man who buries himself in work while ignoring the other things in his life; through his interactions with Morrie, he learns to value Janine and his family more. He learns to take the time for him instead of always being focused on growing his career.

Morrie also teaches Mitch to be more comfortable with uncomfortable moments. Morrie is clearly dying and that is something that is uncomfortable to...

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In the book "Tuesdays with Morrie" Mitch was not very responsible about visiting the people that he cared about.  He had let too much time pass between Morrie and himself and he had promised him he would visit and not come back for years. 

Mitch recognizes this in himself and begins to make sure that he visits Morrie consistently every Tuesday.  As Mitch watches Morrie physically dying before him but still having his sense of humor and dignity, Mitch begins to question his own life and the things that he did not do because it was easier to make other choices.

Morrie teaches Mitch how to truly live and embrace his life.  Mitch changes because he has more appreciation about his life and decides to pursue other dreams he had once had.  He later writes the book Tuesdays with Morrie.

 

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