Morrie: In His Own Words - Part II, Getting to Where You Want to Be, Chapter 11, Considering Death Summary & Analysis

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Part II, Getting to Where You Want to Be, Chapter 11, Considering Death Summary and Analysis

The final chapter concerns thoughts of death. Morrie begins by explaining that one should look at life and death as closer than one usually does. It is natural to die; we started to die at birth. We know that we're not something separate from nature. Everything dies and Morrie is working to accept it. He asks the reader to try and reconsider her attitude towards death. He encourages people to be grateful that they have the chance to learn how to die. Dying is both private and communal. Everyone will be affected by your death but ultimately it is you who will die. Dying also helps to bring out the community and love that always surrounded you. Normally our...

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