Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

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In what ways did Morries father help him become who he was?   Please use some quotes so i can read into it more

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In Tuesdays With Morrie, Morrie's father is a father in name only.  There is a division of labor in the house, and Morrie's parents marriage is segregated.  Morrie's mother takes care of the kids, and Morrie's father works.  Morrie's father does not even come in the house until Morrie and his brother are asleep.  Child-rearing is woman's work, according to the traditional style of parenting that Morrie's father adopts.

Luckily, Morrie's father knows that the women he married are incredible mothers.  After Morrie's mother died, Morrie's father marries Ava who is a godsend to the young, grieving Morrie.  Morrie recounts the lessons he learns from her:

"The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love, and to let it come in." (52)

Morrie teaches Mitch not to be like his father....

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