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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold, a British poet and critic, wrote on the importance of culture in this work. He defined culture, famously, as "sweetness and light" - implying that culture represented everything good, everything not barbaric. The work is most important for the way it forwards the notion of an "organic" society - that is, a society that evolves slowly, that grows into maturity, that does not strive for sudden "advances" led by experts working all at once to implement great change. For anyone...See more

Personality Profile For Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold

The following is a personality profile of Matthew Arnold based on his work.

Matthew Arnold is expressive and confident.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is unstructured as well: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. But, Matthew Arnold is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

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

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.


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