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Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864) is considered to be one of the greatest American authors of the nineteenth century. Born in Salem, Massachusetts, he used Puritan New England as a setting for many of his short stories, allegorical tales, and novels. The Scarlet Letter , Hawthorne's masterpiece, has never been out of print since it was first published in 1850.

Personality Profile For Nathaniel Hawthorne

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The following is a personality profile of Nathaniel Hawthorne based on his work.

Nathaniel Hawthorne is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

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

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

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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