I am a walking contradiction. I am probably the most outgoing, social, expressive turtle (introvert) in existence. Realizing this however was not the easiest discovery, and it actually didn’t happen until my transition into adulthood. But most likely, this all started in my childhood.
At the 2005 White House Correspondents’ dinner, the former first lady Laura Bush said, “George and I are complete opposites. I’m quiet, he’s talkative. I’m introverted, he’s extroverted. I can pronounce nuclear… I was a librarian who spent 12 hours a day in the library. yet, somehow, I met George.” Puppies are outwardly focused, activity-oriented, and guided by external conditions. They enjoy groups, must live it to understand it, and prefer to act before thinking. Let’s look closer at what makes the 43rd President of the United States a puppy.
As the New York Times reported, it was mostly an event for concerned ordinary people frustrated by international inaction on global warming. But if the marchers were just ordinary concerned people, what set them apart from other concerned ordinary people who chose to stay home? After all, aren’t we all concerned about the health of our planet?
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.