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Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was the son of a stonemason in Ecclefechan. He studied German literature and philosophy and worked as a translator and tutor before Sartor Resartus (1833-4), his History of the French Revolution (1837) and On Heroes and Hero-Worship (1841) made his reputation as the most challenging and searching cultural critic of Victorian times.

Personality Profile For Thomas Carlyle

Thomas Carlyle

The following is a personality profile of Thomas Carlyle based on his work.

Thomas Carlyle is unconventional and somewhat inconsiderate.

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, Thomas Carlyle is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization in his daily life.

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

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.

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