Jacqueline du Pré
approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Jacqueline's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Jacqueline du Pré comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Jacqueline du Pré - her real motivation, which describes the kind of person she is at heart and where her true priorities lie. Study this page and the next one and compare them - there may be significant differences between the two, in which case "the inner Jacqueline du Pré" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Jacqueline a little better. This page describes the disguise du Pré wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
Jacqueline du Pré meets life head on and throws herself into new experiences with zest and enthusiasm. She is direct, straightforward, assertive, and usually completely aboveboard in all her dealings. Candid and incapable of guile, insincerity or phoniness, Jacqueline projects a confident and sometimes arrogant façade to others. She often lacks tact and sensitivity, and can be completely oblivious to others' needs, and inadvertently selfish. du Pré is self-reliant and does not depend upon social approval and reinforcement as much as other people do. She likes to be original and does not mind doing it alone. Jacqueline du Pré may feel that she does not fit into groups very well and that she does not naturally blend in and cooperate with others. She likes to be either a leader or a loner.
du Pré is a doer and thrives on freedom, challenge, and activity. She tends to think in clear, black and white terms, and to be somewhat simplistic in her outlook, which enables Jacqueline to act in a very decisive and self-assured manner. When inspired by an idea, Jacqueline du Pré feels such a sense of urgency and excitement about it that she will often forge ahead and try to implement it in a rather bold but poorly planned and crudely executed way. Patience and careful attention to details are not du Pré's forte. However, she never accepts defeat and will experience brilliant and unprecedented successes and discoveries, as well as painful failures. To Jacqueline du Pré it is far better to make mistakes than to play it safe and never try.
She is scornful of what she sees as weakness or passivity in others and also of the human tendency to imitate and follow. Jacqueline du Pré is not a follower. Others see Jacqueline as a strong individual and perhaps brash and brazen as well. du Pré presents a strong front to the world and generally does not allow others to see her vulnerable or insecure side.
At times her desire to impress other people, or be important or popular may make du Pré do things that go against her better judgment. Even Jacqueline's sincere attempts to be generous or helpful may be misinterpreted, or seen as pompousness or interference. Jacqueline du Pré needs to be aware of her tendency to overdo - to go all out - even when it is not appropriate.
du Pré would like to embrace the whole world and is everyone's favorite. Jacqueline du Pré is very impressionable, has an inner feeling for others and can easily establish relationships with everyone. She is likely to have a busy social life and also enjoys working in group activities.
Jacqueline du Pré has a hypnotizing effect on people in her surroundings and others see her as someone with extraordinary capabilities. Jacqueline has a strong desire to mentally dominate her relationships, and with her ability to out-talk anyone, she can sway them to her opinions.
Daring and a bit reckless, Jacqueline du Pré is not afraid to face danger. Jacqueline wants to be the biggest, the best, the strongest and the most powerful! Jacqueline du Pré has a need to have her influence noted in many directions and a desire to rule over those in her environment.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Jupiter Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Conjunct Sun/N. Node
Asc. Opposition Mercury/Pluto
Asc. Opposition Mars/Pluto