Gustave Flaubert

Known for his scrupulous devotion to his art and perfectionist style, French writer Gustave Flaubert is counted among the greatest Western novelists, and influenced such writers as Franz Kafka and J. M. Coetzee. Flaubert is best known for Madame Bovary, for which he was prosecuted (and acquitted) for offending public morals. His other works of note include Memoirs of a Madman, November, Salammb?, Sentimental Education, and The Temptation of Saint Anthony. His work has been widely adapted for...See more

Personality Profile For Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert

The following is a personality profile of Gustave Flaubert based on his work.

Gustave Flaubert is social, unpretentious and unconventional.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Gustave Flaubert is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.

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

Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

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