H L Mencken

Terry Teachout is a journalist and critic whose biography of Mencken, The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken, was published in 2002. Henry Louis Mencken was born in Baltimore in 1880 and remained a lifelong resident. Opinionated and controversial, he wrote columns for the Baltimore Evening Sun that earned him a national reputation. He died in 1956.

Personality Profile For H L Mencken

H L Mencken

The following is a personality profile of H L Mencken based on his work.

H L Mencken is shrewd and somewhat inconsiderate.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, H L Mencken is also empathetic: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.

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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