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Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag (1933-2004) was the author of numerous works of nonfiction, including the groundbreaking collection of essays, Against Interpretation (FSG, 1966), and of four novels, including In America (FSG, 2000), which won the National Book Award. Benjamin Taylor is the author of his family memoir, The Hue and Cry at Our House , as well as Proust: The Search in the Yale Jewish Lives series; Naples Declared , a travel memoir; and the award-winning novels, Tales Out of School and The Book of...See more

Personality Profile For Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag

The following is a personality profile of Susan Sontag based on her work.

Susan Sontag is shrewd, skeptical and can be perceived as indirect.

She is laid-back, she appreciates a relaxed pace in life. She is imaginative as well: she has a wild imagination. But, Susan Sontag is also compromising: she is comfortable using every trick in the book to get what she wants.

More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for self-expression.

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

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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