Steve Jobs Eulogy Analysis

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I have chosen to analyze the Steve Jobs eulogy by Mona Simpson, his sister. It is unimaginable how losing someone can be explained in so little time and with very minimal words. Throughout this eulogy Mona explains how she came about to know her brother and what he was like up until the time of his death. In this analysis I will address Steve Jobs’ life, achievements, family, and his illness. Also, I will demonstrate how the eulogy engages with grief, mourning, and the funeral process as a whole. Who is Steve Jobs? Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, CA, on February 24, 1955 to two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave him up for adoption (bio.com). According to Bio, Steve Jobs co-founded Apple Computers in 1976 alongside Steve…show more content…
Therefore, the death of a loved one has a high impact on the survivor’s life. Those who survive are not only faced with the absence of their loved one, they must also learn to continue living on their own again. Experiencing the loss of a loved one is both an emotional and physical drain. Grieving for the loss of a loved one is part of life, but it is also one of the most stressful life experiences we must…show more content…
Mourning is a reaction to an illness, the loss of a relationship, whether it was a friendship, loss of a boyfriend/girlfriend, and the loss of a loved one. The death of Steve Jobs relates to the process because when a person loses a loved one they enter the different stages of the Kubler-Ross system of Loss and Grief. The five different stages are: Denial and Isolation, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. During the process of bereavement a person will at some point experience all of the stages, but it may not necessarily be in
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