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What is an aphorism in Tuesdays with Morrie?
Last Updated: 26th May, 2020
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Similarly, it is asked, what is an example of a aphorism?
An aphorism is a brief saying or phrase that expresses an opinion or makes a statement of wisdom without the flowery language of a proverb. For example, “A bad penny always turns up” is an aphorism for the fact that bad people or things are bound to turn up in life. We just have to deal with them when they do.
Similarly, what is Morrie's last aphorism? Morrie spends his days resting on the chair in his study, and relays his latest aphorism, "When you're in bed, you're dead." "Nightline" has called to schedule a third follow-up interview with Morrie, though they would like to wait until Morrie's condition has worsened a bit more, which bothers Mitch.
One may also ask, what is the lesson of Tuesdays with Morrie?
"Love Or Perish" When love abounds, Morrie says, a person can experience no higher sense of fulfillment. Throughout his fourteen Tuesday lessons with Mitch, Morrie divulges that love is the essence of every person, and every relationship, and that to live without it, as Auden says, is to live with nothing.
What does Morrie believe is the greatest lesson for one to learn in life?
One of the greatest lessons it taught me was how to forgive. Toward the end of the book, Morrie says “It's not just other people we need to forgive, Mitch. We also need to forgive ourselves.” He goes on to say “For all the things we didn't do. All the things we should have done.