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Jules Verne

JULES VERNE, the "father of science fiction," was born in Nantes, France, in 1828 and died in 1905. He began writing while studying to be a lawyer; when his father discovered this, he cut him off and Verne was forced to support himself as a stockbroker. Victor Hugo and Alexandre Dumas offered the young Verne writing advice, and eventually he found a publisher who brought out his first adventure novel, Five Weeks in a Balloon , in 1863. Set in Africa, it was an instant hit and made Verne...See more

Personality Profile For Jules Verne

Jules Verne

The following is a personality profile of Jules Verne based on his work.

Jules Verne is shrewd, inner-directed and tranquil.

He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Jules Verne is also proud: he holds himself in high regard, satisfied with who he is.

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

He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and tradition. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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