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Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert (12 December 1821 - 8 May 1880) was a French novelist. Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country. He is known especially for his debut novel Madame Bovary (1857), his Correspondence, and his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Guy de Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert. In 1850, after returning from Egypt, Flaubert began work on Madame Bovary. The novel, which took five...See more

Personality Profile For Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert

The following is a personality profile of Gustave Flaubert based on his work.

Gustave Flaubert is social, unpretentious and unconventional.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is confident as well: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. But, Gustave Flaubert is also laid-back: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life.

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

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.


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