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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844-1889) was a leading Victorian poet and Jesuit priest. His experiments in prosody and use of imagery make him an innovator of his time. He attended Oxford University where he became a keen socialite and prolific poet, influenced by contemporaries such as Robert Bridges and Christina Rossetti. Hopkins was ordained in 1877 and became a professor of Greek and Latin at University College Dublin. Some of his best known works are "The Wreck of the Deutschland" and "The...See more

Personality Profile For Gerard Manley Hopkins

Gerard Manley Hopkins

The following is a personality profile of Gerard Manley Hopkins based on his work.

Gerard Manley Hopkins is unconventional and excitable.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is intermittent as well: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Gerard Manley Hopkins 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 connectedness.

Considers independence to guide a large part of what he does: he likes to set his own goals to decide how to best achieve them. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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