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Humanity In Tuesdays With Morrie

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Humanity is the definition of being a human. A human will do right and wrong in balance all of his life. However, humanity is a major issue in the novels Night and Tuesdays with Morrie. Night was written by an old Jewish man that had spent most of his teenage years in a World War Two concentration camp. The old Jewish man’s name is Elie Wiesel and his story is a tretorous one about how inhuman the Nazis were. The novel Tuesdays with Morrie was written by Mitch Albom, but it was mainly Morrie’s quotes. The book is about two old colleagues miraculously getting back in touch because of Morrie’s new disease. Morrie had been stricken with ALS, this disease is a very inhuman way of dying because all of a person’s body deteriorates until they can no longer be able…show more content…
Morrie had learned so much in his life that he wanted to share with the world it all. He spoke of being whole, happiness is key, and love will win all battles. “ Death ends a life, not a relationship” (Albom 174). Not only did Morrie learn life lessons, but so did Elie in the concentration camp. Elie learned that staying positive and believing that one will make it was the only way to survive. “For the first time, I felt revolt rise up in me. Why should I bless His name, The Eternal, Lord of the Universe, the All-Powerful and Terrible, was silent. What had I to thank Him for” (Wiesel 31). Even though Elie and Morrie went through such a terrible inhumanity in their lives, but both of them realized not everyone is perfect and there is humanity in everyone.
Elie Wiesel has seen unimaginable terrors and acts of inhumanity in his life. Through it all he has leaned to be a better person and always have humanity. Morrie Schwartz is somewhat like Elie, because he had been through terrible times himself and has learned in his experience that if one has love then he will never be alone. Both of these great and brilliant men are the true example of
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