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Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie is a poet, short-story writer, novelist, and performer. He is a winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the PEN/Malamud Award for Short Fiction, a PEN/Hemingway Citation for Best First Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. A Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, he grew up in Wellpinit, Washington, on the Spokane Indian Reservation, and has been an urban Indian since 1994.

Personality Profile For Sherman Alexie

The following is a personality profile of Sherman Alexie based on his work.

Sherman Alexie is social and unpretentious.

He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is assertive as well: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups. But, Sherman Alexie is also carefree: he does what he wants, disregarding rules and obligations.

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

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. He is also relatively unconcerned with independence: he welcomes when others direct his activities for him.


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