Skip to main content alibris logo

Henry James

Henry James (1843-1916) was born in America, but spent much of his time in Britain and travelling in Europe. In fact, he only became a British citizen the year before his death. Acclaimed as one of literature's greatest writers, he aimed to show life as realistically as possible and was renowned for his use of interior monologues to reflect consciousness.

Personality Profile For Henry James

Henry James

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

Henry James is unconventional and somewhat inconsiderate.

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 James 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.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

View Similar Authors