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Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) was an American novelist and short story writer. Born in Meigs County, Ohio, Bierce was raised Indiana in a poor family who treasured literature and extolled the value of education. Despite this, he left school at 15 to work as a printer's apprentice, otherwise known as a "devil", for the Northern Indianan , an abolitionist newspaper. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, he enlisted in the Union infantry and was present at some of the conflict's most harrowing...See more

Personality Profile For Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

The following is a personality profile of Ambrose Bierce based on his work.

Ambrose Bierce is shrewd, somewhat insensitive and tranquil.

He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Ambrose Bierce is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

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.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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