How to Give a Eulogy
- Teachable Moments in Presidential Eulogies: A Rhetorical Analysis of Ronald Reagan's Address to the Nation on the Challenger Disaster and William Jefferson Clinton's Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Prayer Service Address. Schrader, Valerie // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2009, p1
This paper examines teachable moments in two American presidential eulogistic addresses: Ronald Reagan's Address to the Nation on the Challenger Disaster and Bill Clinton's Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial Prayer Service Address. Through generic criticism, I argue that presidents use teachable...
- Funeral Oration. Lysias // Orations of Lysias;3/1/2006, p2
Presents the speech "Funeral Oration," by Lysias, 440? BC-380 BC.
- The Funeral Speeches of Gy�rgy Verest�I. An Overview of the Research History. Wellmann, �va Farkas // Philobiblon: Transylvanian Journal of Multidisciplinary Research;Jan-Jun2012, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p220
In the process of determining the place and importance of Gy�rgy Verest�i (1698-1765; orator and reformed bishop of Transylvania) this study aims to formulate certainties by using the results of research history. The figure of the orator - despite his contemporary popularity - has nowadays...
- Salt of the Earth. Searl, Edward // In Memoriam: A Guide to Modern Funeral & Memorial Services;2000, p107
The article presents a eulogy for a man named Bob. It explores the interests of the deceased with adventures with his family or dog. It recounts how Bob educate his students about adventures. It then recalls the compassion and generosity of the deceased from his younger years up to maturity. It...
- "If You Can't Say Something Nice…". SUN, CALVIN // American Funeral Director;Mar2009, Vol. 132 Issue 3, p64
The article offers tips on delivering an appropriate eulogy. It reminds clients not to lie but to be honest in acknowledging the fact about the decedent. It also advises clients to dwell less on the decedent's negative aspects but more on the positive results that the decedent affected. Other...
- NOTES FROM THE EDITORS. // Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Magazine;Apr89, Vol. 40 Issue 11, preceding p1
The article stresses that the eulogies as a farewell to socialism are delivered over an empty grave. It has been noted that the cruel indignities perpetrated in the name of socialism come second to the same indignities perpetrated for 200 years in the name of capitalism. Some form of socialism...
- Childhood, Interrupted. SHAFFER, MATTHEW // National Review;1/24/2011, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p26
The author memorializes a brother, Christopher Shaffer, who died suddenly at the age of 28. He describes a eulogy he delivered for him, in which he suggested an early death was the price for having enjoyed success in so many dimensions at such a young age. He also recounts a recurring dream he...
- "A SPEECH MADE BY A BLACK OF GUARDALOUPE, AT THE FUNERAL OF A FELLOW-NEGRO.". // Contrary Voices: Representations of West Indian Slavery;2008, p26
The article presents the text of a speech given by a Black slave of Guardaloupe at the funeral of a fellow slave in which he discussed the creation of man in the image and likeness of God, the desire of possessing and seizing men's brains, and the immorality of slavery.
- Memorial Address: Barry Ulanov 1918�2000. Ulanov, Ann // Journal of Religion & Health;Mar2001, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p11
Presents the memorial address of Ann Ulanov for college professor Barry Ulanov.