Steve told the graduates that remembering you’ll be dead soon helped him make big choices. Finally Steve tells us to not waste our time living someone else’s life and live ours, embrace what we love to do. Steve jobs is mainly aiming his speech at young adults and his tone is inspirational by telling us how he had nothing and became something.
Steve Jobs said “After six months, I couldn’t see the value in it”, but six months really isn’t enough time to have it all figured out. He also said he had no idea what he wanted to do with his life and no idea how college was going to help him figure it out. I really admire his courage, and I also
Jobs does this through the use of anecdotes that portray the literary techniques of logos, counterargument, and allegory to tell the students to not let limitations get the best of you, get back up when you or knocked down and to live life to the fullest. Jobs's first Anecdote is about “Connecting the Dots”; he starts this by saying that “he dropped out of college after the first six months”, but dropping in other classes “for another 18 months or so”. Among these classes, one was a calligraphy class. This class, according to him, would form the basis of the User Interface of the Macintosh Computer, influencing that placement of the text in its Operating System. Using the strategy of Logos, giving it an optimistic tone rather than a sympathetic tone, he made this anecdote a beacon from those in lowly and impoverished settings not to give up and chive on, because good things are bound
I believe that Sucker has been created out of a psychological need, and there is some evidence to prove this. Sucker doesn’t seem to get noticed by anyone in his family except for Pete, Pete forgets about him occasionally, and the way Maybelle treated Pete was projected on the way Pete treated Sucker. Despite Sucker living with Pete and his family for quite a few years, he does not seem to have many connections to his family besides Pete. Sucker has been with them since he was a baby, and while it is normal for siblings to share a room, I do not know many siblings that share a bed. One would think that if Sucker has been with them for as long as Pete claims, he would have his own bed.
Steve wants to be in hiding and be divulged in his identity. Alex made clear for everyone who watches his documentary, that Steve’s life would never be the same until the media and fans apologized for what they did to Steve. There is a quote in the documentary stated by Alex Gibney, “There were a lot of fans that were being pretty unfair
As a business leader, he achieves to influence graduates that hard circumstances can lead to success unless you do not give up. 2. THE STRUCTURE To begin with, the simple structure of his speech created the scene in the mind of his audience. The first technique followed by Steve Jobs was story telling, by divide the whole speech into three simple parts, the stories, closing and conclusion managed to gain audience attention. By giving a clear and straightforward introduction he prepared the audience what the whole speech is all about from the beginning.
Steve Jobs, in his speech , ¨You've got to find what you love¨, implies that we have a limited time to live, so don't waste it living in dogma. He supports his claim by telling four stories of his experiences. The first story being about connecting the dots in (his) life. Then in the second story, he speaks about love and loss of his passion. In the third story he brings up death, and how it kept him motivated to do what he loves.
This is also shown when compared to Bill Gates. Colvin emphasized that , “It’s clear that Gates’ early interests led directly to Microsoft. The problem is that nothing in his story suggests extraordinary abilities” (32). Steve Jobs put in alot of hard work because he knew what he was trying to accomplish not because he was borned with extraordinary skills. This particular example proves Colvin’s theory of great
Steve Jobs is still the world’s greatest corporate storyteller. The iPhone presentation unleashed a wave of enthusiasm towards Apple that they are still riding today. Here are listed the techniques used. First, constant interrogations helped the audience’s understanding and cached their attention. He uses rhetorical questions like “Want to see that again?” or “Pretty cool, huh?” In order to engage the audience What Steve Jobs wants is not an answer to these rhetorical questions but to incite thought and understanding of the audience, by playing with their emotions.
In the speech “Steve Jobs Commencement Address to Stanford University, Class of 2005”, Apple CEO Steve Jobs provides his audience with personal experiences and the rough periods he went through in his early years before founding apple that helped him succeed. With the use of his stories Jobs creates a character that prevails through obstacles and manages to achieve his goals, which inspires his audience to look up to him and show that failure is sometimes necessary to succeed. At the beginning of his speech, Steve Jobs begins describing his life with a series of stories that helped him reach his success, this helps Jobs create ethos because his audience will understand the hardships he went through to be where he is today, instead of just thinking of Jobs as the founder of Apple and not really knowing about the struggles he had to go through. In his early college days he dropped out of his regular classes. Jobs explains that his regular classes were not interesting to him and he didn’t believe they would help him succeed in the future, so he took up Calligraphy classes.