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Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, in 1922. Educated by Jesuit brothers in Lowell, he decided to become a writer at the age of seventeen and developed his own writing style, which he called 'spontaneous prose'. He used this technique to record the life of the American 'traveler' and the experiences of the Beat Generation, most memorably in On the Road and also in The Subterraneans and The Dharma Bums. His other works include Big Sur, Desolation Angels, Lonesome Traveler, Tristessa...See more

Personality Profile For Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac

The following is a personality profile of Jack Kerouac based on his work.

Jack Kerouac is boisterous, unconventional and genial.

He is empathetic, he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Jack Kerouac is also content: he is content with his level of accomplishment and does not feel the need to set ambitious goals.

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

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. He is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: he cares more about making his own path than following what others have done.


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