Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon was born in Long Island, USA in 1937. He took a scholarship at Cornell University and studied Engineering before switching to study English. He has served in the United States Navy and worked as a technical writer at Boeing. Thomas Pynchon is the author of V., The Crying of Lot 49, Gravity's Rainbow, Slow Learner, a collection of short stories, Vineland, Mason & Dixon. Against the Day, and most recently Inherent Vice. He received the national book award for Gravity's Rainbow in...See more

Personality Profile For Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon

The following is a personality profile of Thomas Pynchon based on his work.

Thomas Pynchon is heartfelt and somewhat insensitive.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is calm under pressure as well: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively. But, Thomas Pynchon is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.

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

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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