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Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler (1835-1902) was an English author whose turbulent upbringing would inspire one of his greatest works, The Way of All Flesh . Butler grew up in a volatile home with an overbearing father who was both mentally and physically abusive. He was eventually sent to boarding school and then St. John's College where he studied Classics. As a young adult, he lived in a parish and aspired to become a clergyman but had a sudden crisis of faith. He decided to travel the world and create new...See more

Personality Profile For Samuel Butler

Samuel Butler

The following is a personality profile of Samuel Butler based on his work.

Samuel Butler is unconventional and boisterous.

He is unstructured, he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Samuel Butler is also unconcerned with art: he is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys.

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

Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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