mental interests and abilities
She is an exacting perfectionist with a clear, logical, analytical mind and an aptitude for work that requires meticulous attention to detail and efficient organization. Well grounded and pragmatic, Barrymore tends to develop specialized skills and technical expertise in a practical field. Knowledge, ideas and theories do not really interest Ethel Barrymore unless they are useful in a tangible way. She is inclined to analyze, measure, and dissect everything and to miss nuances and subtle shades of feeling and meaning in the process. Her strengths lie in her precise thinking, careful craftsmanship and mastery of technical skills. Ethel Barrymore tends to be very good at what she does and critical of others' work if it does not meet her high standards.
Ethel Barrymore has a good understanding of group trends, politics, mass movements and community affairs. Sharing ideas with groups of people is something Barrymore does well and is likely to be involved with. Ethel is an accomplished team player and is likely to be part of a successful group or large organization.
Ethel Barrymore has a very restless and curious mind, and an endless thirst for knowledge, information, learning, or - at the very least - mental stimulation. Intellectually, Barrymore likes to cover a lot of ground, see the big picture and grasp the overall concepts. Ethel Barrymore naturally seeks to discover how all of the small pieces fit together in some grand pattern, and what it all means. Details, technical precision, and the practical application of her theories or insights are not really Barrymore's concern. Her "broad brush strokes" approach can be a bit sloppy.
The study of universal law, religion, philosophy or other primarily abstract and conceptual fields appeal to Barrymore. She is ideally suited for broadcasting, publishing, communicating to large groups of people and teaching. When she is enthusiastic about an idea, it is very hard for Ethel Barrymore to keep it to herself. She has a bit of the evangelist in her.
An independent and original thinker, Ethel is excited by new ideas, discoveries, and innovations. Her mind functions in an intuitive, nonlinear fashion and sudden insights and ideas often come to her "out of the blue". Ethel Barrymore grasps ideas very quickly and often becomes impatient with those who are slower or more cautious than he. More conservative minds deem her rather eccentric and unusual in her interests. Ethel Barrymore does well in an open, unpredictable atmosphere where flexibility and quick responses are needed. Ethel Barrymore has an aptitude for science, mathematics, electronics or astrology.
She is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Barrymore could teach these subjects to others. Her mind is imaginative and inspired and Ethel Barrymore has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
She is adaptable and very social and loves to entertain. Because of her charm and outgoing personality, Ethel Barrymore draws others to her. Ethel has an innate nurturing instinct and she loves to take care of others. But Barrymore also knows what appeals to the public and could be a good salesman.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Virgo
Mercury in 11th house
Mercury Opposition Jupiter
Mercury Conjunct Uranus
Mercury Trine Neptune
Mercury Conjunct Moon/Asc.