Writing Styles in Steve Jobs

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Structure

This biography was written while the subject, Steve Jobs, was still alive. Due to this, the author does sometimes use present tense when referring to Jobs prior to his death in 2011.

The book is split into semi-chronological chapters. In short, most of the major events in the book are placed in chronological order. However, there are exceptions. In chapters that have very specific subject, like "Chapter 21: Family Man," discusses things that happen during the time frame of previous chapters, like the births of Jobs' children. The prose of the book is briefly interrupted by a handful of pictures showing Jobs' and his family.

Perspective

The perspective of this biography is one of friendliness and fairness. As Jobs did particularly pick Isaacson to write his biography, the two developed a close relationship over the years when the book was being written. However, this does not detract from the...

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