Tuesdays with Morrie


Mitch Albom

Teachers and parents! Struggling with distance learning? Our Teacher Edition on Tuesdays with Morrie can help.

Tuesdays with Morrie Symbols


Morrie absolutely loves to eat. Besides being necessary for life in a basic sense, Morrie sees food as a means of connecting and fostering relationships, and therefore essential in developing and maintaining his personal culture…

(read full symbol analysis)


Tuesdays with Morrie makes it very clear that the world is absolutely saturated in all sorts of media. Mitch works for a newspaper (as well as television and radio), both he and Morrie read newspapers…

(read full symbol analysis)

The Natural World and Morrie's Hibiscus

Part of Morrie's personal culture includes taking walks outside, and he shows a great appreciation for nature. Even when he is no longer able to go outside, and even gets a chill sitting next…

(read full symbol analysis)


Morrie's love of dance is directly tied to his conception of freedom. Dance is a way for him to gain freedom from a culture he doesn't find useful, as when Mitch describes him at…

(read full symbol analysis)