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Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 - 15 April 1888) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the celebrated headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to both Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and colonial administrator. Matthew Arnold has been characterised as a sage writer, a type of writer who chastises and instructs the reader on contemporary social issues. He was the eldest son of Thomas...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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