In "Tuesdays with Morrie", Mitch Albom writes about the last class of his old professor's life. Why does Mitch refer to the book as "a last class", and what is significant about the set up of the book?
In the book you get a good feel for the deterioration of Morrie's body and how the disease evolves. Give an overview of how Morrie's disease progressed, from the moment he was diagnosed to the moment of his death. Think about how Morrie dealt with his disease and how he reacted towards his declining health.
In the fall of 1994, Morrie Schwartz taught his last course at Brandeis. What was special about that class? What did Morrie mean by the statement that he would understand if anyone wanted to drop the course? Please expand upon the theme represented by this final class, and the effect Morrie's statement about dropping the class had on...
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