Eulogy

literary genre
George W. Bush delivers a eulogy at Ronald Reagan's state funeral, June 2004

A eulogy (from Ancient Greek: εὐλογία, eulogia, meaning "praise") is a speech or writing in praise of a person or thing. It is often given about a recently dead or retired person.[1][2][3] Eulogies may be given as part of funeral services.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Oxford Dictionaries.
  2. President Bush's Eulogy at Funeral Service for President Ronald Reagan
  3. EulogySpeech.net. "Funeral Speech". Eulogyspeech.net. Retrieved 2012-05-14.