The following is a personality profile of James Joyce based on his work.
James Joyce is unconventional.
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, James Joyce is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.
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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