Tuesdays With Morrie

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Two is Better Than One When we think of companionship, most of us automatically think of romantic relationships. Although this is a common view of companionship, there are other ways it can be interpreted: with friendships, acquaintances, family members, teachers, and the list goes on. In Tuesdays with Morrie, the author Mitch Albom examines the theme of companionship. Through Morrie’s interactions, we review different aspects of companionship revealed through Mitch, his wife Charlotte, and the relationships Morrie developed with his patients in a mental hospital. Companionship is presented between two friends. In Tuesdays with Morrie, Morrie and Mitch’s relationship is examined. Perceiving the importance of their company, we can understand their determination to keep in touch.…show more content…
Morrie and his wife Charlotte are an admirable example shown on Tuesdays with Morrie. The importance of loyalty in a relationship is verified by Morrie’s commitment to his wife, he states, “ the most important thing in life is to learn to give out love, and to let it come in ” (Albom 52). Also infers, “Spending the time with the one you love makes you realize who you are, who the person is, and how you accommodate or don’t” (Albom 149). The ardent feeling Charlotte expresses to her husband is admirable. Just by observing Morrie, she understands how significant Mitch is in Morrie’s life. Noting the importance of Mitch's presence to Morrie, she makes sure Mitch comes back every Tuesday. This example shows how truly Charlotte knows her partner. Of course, Morrie customizes his wife's interest and values as well. Both express compassion towards each other by caring for their needs and desires, preserving a strong joyous marriage. In like manner, he uses his marriage as an example when he lectures Mitch about the benefits of having a partner to accompany him through his everyday life
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