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Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) was born in Berdychiv, Ukraine and had an unconventional childhood. His father was a writer and political activist who harshly criticized the Russian government. The family constantly traveled and by age 11, Conrad had lost both parents to tuberculosis. He spent his formative years with an uncle before embarking on a career as a merchant marine. During his downtown, Conrad would write stories inspired by his many experiences. His first novel, Almayer's Folly , was...See more

Personality Profile For Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad

The following is a personality profile of Joseph Conrad based on his work.

Joseph Conrad is shrewd and somewhat insensitive.

He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is laid-back as well: he appreciates a relaxed pace in life. But, Joseph Conrad is also calm under pressure: he handles unexpected events calmly and effectively.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for well-being.

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.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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