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Henry David Thoreau

Essayist, poet, and philosopher Henry David Thoreau (1817-62) ranks among America's foremost nature writers. The Concord, Massachusetts native spent most of his life observing the natural world of New England, and his thoughts on leading a simple, independent life are captured in his best-known work, Walden.

Personality Profile For Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau

The following is a personality profile of Henry David Thoreau based on his work.

Henry David Thoreau is unconventional.

He is laid-back, he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Henry David Thoreau is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

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

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 tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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