Inside, she is quite different from what her freewheeling, confident, playful demeanor (mentioned in the previous chapter) would suggest. Although Sitwell likes to theorize and speculate and dream big dreams, she is basically clearheaded and practical. However, Edith Sitwell also worries and frets a great deal, although others may not know this from her jovial demeanor.
At heart Edith Sitwell is modest and humble and rarely strives to be in the limelight or in a position of power. Edith Sitwell has a sharp analytical mind, a keen eye for detail, and prefers to observe, dissect, and study life from a distance. Conscientious and conservative, Sitwell can be relied upon to be cautious, efficient, and thorough in her work and she takes pride in a job well done. What she may lack in self-confidence Edith Sitwell often makes up for in skills - fostering expertise, technical knowledge and competence in a specialized area. She is adept at using her hands to create or fix things, and meticulous attention to detail and careful craftsmanship are her forte. Some would say she is a little too meticulous, for Sitwell can be extremely critical and petty if everything is not done exactly as she thinks it should be, and she worries about things that other people consider trivial and unimportant. Edith Sitwell likes to organize, categorize and arrange everything into a logical system and is often distinctly uncomfortable when something does not fit into a neat category. Disorganization vexes Sitwell. She probably wishes that she were not such a perfectionist, for besides being a stickler for details, Sitwell can also be mercilessly self-critical. Whether in her environment or within herself, Sitwell tends to focus on the flaws, with a desire to improve, refine, and perfect. She is strictly factual, truthful, and scrupulously honest in her self-assessment and often does not give herself enough praise or credit.
She is also highly discriminating and may be especially particular about her diet, hygiene, and health habits. Edith has high aesthetic standards and refined sensitivities, and is bothered by environmental elements (such as disorder, cigarette smoke, etc.) that others overlook. Her tastes are simple and understated, yet refined. She is truly offended by coarseness, bluntness and vulgarity. Sitwell can sometimes be difficult to live with because of her fastidiousness, sensitivity and idiosyncrasies about food and cleanliness.
Though Edith Sitwell seems rather cool and self-contained, she is very helpful by nature and enjoys serving others. She is content to play a supporting role rather than the lead. She is quietly devoted to the ones she cares for.
She is cautious, realistic and practical in her approach to life and disinclined to gamble. Edith Sitwell analyzes before she acts. She is sometimes too serious. If Sitwell allowed herself to play and make mistakes, it would be highly beneficial to her health!
Sitwell is very attracted to world travel, foreign cultures and studies that expand her intellectual horizons and broaden her understanding of the world.
Edith Sitwell is philosophically inclined and concerned with seeking answers to the big questions of life or getting an overall picture of any situation. Abstract concepts and/or plans for the future occupy her mind much of the time.
Edith Sitwell tends to see things from her perspective only and to be rather subjective. She also enjoys talking and expressing her views but does not always listen as well. Edith Sitwell has a clear mind, a love of learning and new experiences, and she needs constant mental stimulation and activity.
Edith Sitwell feels that she has the support of her family or others in her environment for her creative efforts and personal goals, which enables her to act with confidence. She is able to satisfy both her need to be an individual and her need for caring relationships and a sense of belonging. She is in harmony with herself and is therefore an effective individual.
Edith Sitwell tends to become excited and upset at the slightest cause, generating tension with others. Edith also could encounter strange experiences or coincidences with others. She may have a feeling of being different than others and she wants to be her own person.
Maintaining relationships with friends and associates is very important to Edith Sitwell and she keeps in touch with them through her shared interests. Her friends are likely to be very supportive to Sitwell in everything she does.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Ascendant in Sagittarius and Sun in Virgo
Sun in Virgo
Sun in 9th house
Sun Conjunct Mercury
Sun Trine Moon
Sun Conjunct Uranus/N. Node
Sun Conjunct N. Node/MC