Like most of us, the Divergents exhibit attributes of more than one faction. We all have some degree of psychic and eagle eye perception and bleeding heart and pointy head judgment. Just as we all have two hands, most of us tend to favor one over the other, but we can use our less favored hand when needed. And some of us are more ambidextrous than others.
Jerry is a Politician (eagle-eyed, pointy-headed hippie puppy). Dorothy is a Prophet (psychic, bleeding-hearted tyrant turtle). They are opposite in every respect of personality—orientation, perception, judgment, and attitude—and thus “complete” each other.
The Goldfinch, named after the 1654 painting by Carel Fabritius of a chained goldfinch, is a Pulitzer Prize-winning 2013 novel by Donna Tartt and a book club favorite. This article provides a personality perspective that focuses on the relationship between two of the book’s main characters—Theodore “Theo” Decker, who tells the story in retrospective first-person narration, and his boyhood friend, Boris.
“My comedy is about telling the truth.” Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her controversial comedic persona where she was alternately self-deprecating or sharply acerbic toward celebrities and politicians. Time Magazine called her “Stand-up Comedy’s Neglected Pioneer.” Her public persona certainly screamed puppy, […]
Eagle-eyed hippie children are notorious for giving their parents and teachers a hard time for not doing their homework and being noisy and restless in school. But what if the wild child is independently wealthy and beyond the control of his or her parents? Or what if the parents are just as wild as the child?
“I’ll never let go, Jack. I’ll never let go.” Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film about a fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. James Cameron directed, wrote, co-produced, co-edited and partly financed the movie, which stars Leonardo DiCaprio, as Jack Dawson, and Kate Winslet, as Rose DeWitt Bukater. Jack […]
Katniss’ strengths include physical grace and the masterful operation of tools and equipment. Her weaknesses include an inability to easily process and share emotions.