Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was one of the pioneers of the Beat Generation of writers. His works are best-known for his signature 'spontaneous prose' style which was written off the cuff and with little to no editing. His works were mostly semi-fictionalised accounts of the people and places with which he was surrounded and examined many of the themes associated with the Beat movement such as Buddhism, drugs, travel, and spirituality. Though success was not as forthcoming as he would have liked...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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