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John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck , born in Salinas, California, in 1902, grew up in a fertile agricultural valley, about 25 miles from the Pacific Coast. Both the valley and the coast would serve as settings for some of his best fiction. In 1919 he went to Stanford University, where he intermittently enrolled in literature and writing courses until he left in 1925 without taking a degree. During the next five years he supported himself as a laborer and journalist in New York City, all the time working on his...See more

Personality Profile For John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck

The following is a personality profile of John Steinbeck based on his work.

John Steinbeck is boisterous and expressive.

He is intermittent, he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, John Steinbeck is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him.


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