IRJE: Tuesdays with Morrie

The book which I’m reading is “ Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom. This book has two characters Mitch and Morrie. Morrie was a teacher of Mitch’s university. After he graduated and became a journalist, he lost the meaning of life. So he started visiting Morrie every Tuesday to talk about various aspects of life or listen to his thoughts. Though Morrie left a lot of famous quotes, my favorite one is not his words.

After a week of this, I picked up the phone and dialed Morrie’s number. Connie brought him to the phone.
“You’re coming to visit me,” he said, less a question than a statement.
Well. Could I?
“How about Tuesday?”
Tuesday would be good, I said. Tuesday would be
fine.

I want to focus on the last two sentences because I think these sentences express the whole story. Tuesdays are the special days for them. The classes he took were on Tuesdays and the days they talked each other were Tuesdays. That’s why they chose Tuesdays to meet. At that time Mitch couldn’t find the happiness of life. And these sentences seem that he tried to talk himself. And we can find his Hopes and expectations in these sentences. No more Tuesdays that used to be boring. This moment is the most happiest moment for him but also sad memory because it lasted only 14 times. I can think about these sentences in many aspects because I know the end. Yes. The day Morrie died was also Tuesday like an irony.

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