Skip to main content alibris logo

Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift was born on November 30, 1667, in Dublin, Ireland. His father had died seven months before his birth, and his mother left him to be raised by his uncle Godwin. In 1692, Swift published his first work, a poem called "Ode to the Athenian Society." Later, in the early 1700s, Swift became active in London politics. Although Swift published many works, he is best known for Gulliver's Travels and the satirical pamphlet, A Modest Proposal . He died in 1745.

Personality Profile For Jonathan Swift

Jonathan Swift

The following is a personality profile of Jonathan Swift based on his work.

Jonathan Swift is expressive and boisterous.

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, Jonathan Swift is also confident: he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time.

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

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.


Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

Extraversion
Agreeableness
Conscientiousness
Neuroticism
Openness
View Similar Authors