Tuesdays with Morrie - The Syllabus Summary & Analysis

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Schwartz learns he is dying in the summer of 1994. It is only a confirmation of what he began to suspect years earlier. Schwartz loves to dance and spends every Wednesday night dancing at a local church. Not caring what music is playing or how many other people are watching, Schwartz dances to his own drummer. "No one there knew his was a prominent doctor of sociology, with years of experience as a college professor and several well-respected books. They just thought he was some old nut (pg. 5-6)." A highlight of Schwartz's life is the night that he gets them to play the tango. He takes over the dance floor and earns the applause of everyone in attendance. The dancing stops, though, when his health begins to deteriorate.

Schwartz begins suffering from asthma, and then it is difficulty walking. He intuitively...

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