Tuesdays with Morrie

Morrie's Mother Character Analysis

She ran a candy shop in the Bronx until she fell sick with an unnamed illness. She passed away when Morrie was eight, and Morrie was tasked with reading the telegram to his father. He was forbidden from talking about her to David, as Charlie wished for David to believe that Eva was his biological mother. Because of this, Morrie never fully recovered from her death.
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Morrie's Mother Character Timeline in Tuesdays with Morrie

The timeline below shows where the character Morrie's Mother appears in Tuesdays with Morrie. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
The Audiovisual, Part Two
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...point begins to choke up and cry. He continues reading, saying that he lost his mother when he was a child and it was very hard for him. He wishes he'd... (full context)
The Fifth Tuesday: We Talk About Family
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...time. Morrie calls this spiritual security, and says that is what he missed when his mother died, and nothing but family can provide that kind of security. (full context)
The Professor
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...English, Morrie has to read the telegram out loud to his father—it says that Morrie's mother (full context)
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After the death of their mother, Morrie and David's relatives decided to send them to a hotel in the woods in... (full context)
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...synagogue by himself and prayed that God would take care of David and his dead mother. Later during the day, he'd sell magazines in the subway stations, giving the money to... (full context)
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Every morning, Morrie attended synagogue and said the memorial prayer for the dead for his mother. Morrie did this to keep his mother's memory alive, as Charlie had told him to... (full context)