Sherman Alexie

Sherman Alexie's poems, fiction, essays and films have won him an international following since his first book, THE BUSINESS OF FANCYDANCING, was published in 1992. SMOKE SIGNALS, the film he adapted from one of his short stories and co-produced, enlarged his audience still further. Alexie's awards include the Stranger Genius Award in Literature, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards for Excellence in Children's Literature in Fiction, and the National Book Award for Young People's Literature as...See more

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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