Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Law, Social Science, Economics, and Education, ICLSSEE 2022, 16 April 2022, Semarang, Indonesia

Research Article

Morry's Existentialism During His Struggling with ALS On Novel, Tuesday with Morry

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.16-4-2022.2320143,
        author={Putri Widia Sulastri and Bambang  Berbanthos and M.  Halilintar and Syaiful  Syaiful},
        title={Morry's Existentialism During His Struggling with ALS On Novel, Tuesday with Morry},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Law, Social Science, Economics, and Education, ICLSSEE 2022, 16 April 2022, Semarang, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={ICLSSEE},
        year={2022},
        month={8},
        keywords={existentialism philosophical als},
        doi={10.4108/eai.16-4-2022.2320143}
    }
    
  • Putri Widia Sulastri
    Bambang Berbanthos
    M. Halilintar
    Syaiful Syaiful
    Year: 2022
    Morry's Existentialism During His Struggling with ALS On Novel, Tuesday with Morry
    ICLSSEE
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.16-4-2022.2320143
Putri Widia Sulastri1,*, Bambang Berbanthos1, M. Halilintar1, Syaiful Syaiful1
  • 1: Universitas Borobudur
*Contact email: putriwidias@gmail.com

Abstract

The tittle of this research is Morry’s Existentialism During His Struggling with ALS, on Novel Tuesdays with Morrie. The novel talks about How Morrie’s go through his dying life because of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). This research takes up more on the Morrie’s philosophical approaches as main character. Moreover, it is designed for analyzing at how Morrie seeks for meaning in his life during his dying experience. Author using the extrinsic analysis which is Soren Kierkegaard as an expertise in existentialism and emphasized to stage of Morrie’s life. This research will aim at how Morrie strives for purpose in his life. Philosophical approach is applied to this research. Author committed using library research. Author used two sources. The key source of this research is the novel itself, Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom. The other sources are books on philosophy, literature, and also internet. Derived from the analysis, Morrie changing his philosophy of life since diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis). This research focuses on the philosophical values found in the Tuesday with Morrie book. Novel, Tuesday with Morrie is the source of all the data used in the report. The result of the research revealed that there are three stages of human existentialism that relate with Morrie's philosophy they are Aesthetic, Ethics, and Religious. Value of human that also refers to Novel is Being itself and being for itself.