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Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis (1885-1951) was an American author and playwright. As a child, Lewis struggled to fit in with both his peers and family. He was much more sensitive and introspective than his brothers, so he had a difficult time connecting to his father. Lewis' troubling childhood was one of the reasons he was drawn to religion, though he would struggle with it throughout most of his young adult life, until he became an atheist. Known for his critical views of American capitalism and materialism...See more

Personality Profile For Sinclair Lewis

Sinclair Lewis

The following is a personality profile of Sinclair Lewis based on his work.

Sinclair Lewis is unconventional and somewhat inconsiderate.

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, Sinclair Lewis is also intermittent: he has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.

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

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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