The following is a personality profile of J D Salinger based on his work.
J D Salinger is boisterous, social and can be perceived as dependent.
He is intermittent, he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. He is content as well: he is content with his level of accomplishment and does not feel the need to set ambitious goals. But, J D Salinger is also assertive: he tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and he is comfortable leading groups.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.
He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done. 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.
I had the opportunity to read "Franny and Zooey" for a book group following upon the death of J.D. Salinger (1919 -2010). I had read "Catcher in the Rye" and this book as well, as I remember, late in ... Read More
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