approach to life and appearances
The following is a description of Marisa's basic stance toward life, the way others see her, the way Marisa Pavan comes across, the face she shows to the world. In the page about motivation you will read about the inner Marisa Pavan - 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 Marisa Pavan" may not shine through and others may be in for so a few surprises once they get to know Marisa a little better. This page describes the disguise Pavan wears, her role in life, while the page about motivation talks about the real person beneath the disguise.
High-spirited, enthusiastic, and exuberant, Marisa loves adventure, change and exploring new territory. She is not happy with being confined to the same safe, familiar, secure little world all the time. Marisa Pavan has a strong sense of restlessness and yearning for something greater than anything she has yet experienced, and she often lives in her dreams and visions for the future. Marisa Pavan tends to believe that the grass is greener somewhere else, and she likes to keep moving, either literally or figuratively. Idealistic and optimistic, she always expects something better ahead. Marisa Pavan loves to have a goal, something to aim for, but once she achieves it she is on to something else. She is ever on the lookout for new opportunities and she is a gambler, willing to take risks and to break new ground. The possibility of discovering something new is what makes life interesting for her. Marisa Pavan has great faith in life and she bounces back quickly from disappointment and failure.
Freedom loving and independent, Marisa Pavan cannot tolerate being caged in for very long, and friends and loved ones must respect her need for freedom of movement. Binding commitments, responsibilities and relationships often weigh heavily upon Marisa and she may resist "growing up" and assuming the limitations of adult life.
She is friendly and outgoing and has a great sense of fun and playfulness. She is also philosophically minded and often quite outspoken about her convictions and beliefs. Sometimes Marisa Pavan gets carried away with her enthusiasm of the moment and she tends to exaggerate. She is often a big talker, a big maker of promises, and she is usually pretty convincing. She does everything in a big way, a generous way. Pavan likes to have the best, and she heartily dislikes stinginess, small mindedness or pettiness. Her vision is always large. She is able to perceive the big picture, general patterns and principles, and she is well suited to politics, business, higher education or religion.
Others see Marisa Pavan as a good sport and a good friend, but one who is not always consistent and dependable. She may also be seen as a wise person since she does not get bogged down in pettiness and trivialities, and is able to communicate a broader perspective that opens up new horizons. She is a person who believes in miracles, grace, or just plain good luck, someone who never gives up on life, and she inspires and encourages others to keep looking ahead.
Marisa Pavan is extremely sensitive to all the impressions and energies around her and at times can be overcome or dominated by more forceful personalities. Learning to establish clear boundaries is important for her, as Marisa Pavan tends to become enmeshed emotionally and/or psychically with whomever she is with. She may have the chameleon's trait of appearing to become the people or person she is with the most.
Marisa Pavan comes across as responsible, conscientious, and solid - qualities that encourage others to take her seriously. She is unlikely to present herself as more than she is, and this humility is often endearing, or at least appealing, to others. Even as a youth, Marisa Pavan was mature for her age.
The initial impression Pavan makes on people may be somewhat deceiving, in that the way Marisa thinks and her true opinions are not always readily apparent. Marisa Pavan may try to clothe her ideas and thoughts in terms that tend to mute rather than clarify them. For instance, she may have a very definite, unambiguous opinion, but state it in such a gentle, tactful manner that it seems as though she does not stand behind it as vigorously as she would like. This creates miscommunication or misunderstandings at times. On another level, Marisa Pavan tends to become scattered and nervous when she is out of balance. She needs clarity and order in her environment to be at her finest.
Her pleasant and friendly disposition enables Marisa Pavan to embark on quick personal relationships with other people. She enjoys social functions and has a harmonious relationship to her environment.
She is likely to live in an unusual or somewhat restless environment. Marisa Pavan needs her freedom and may be a bit inconsiderate and combative toward others at times. Marisa has a strong desire to exceed her limits, even if it means having to use force.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Neptune Square Asc.
Saturn Sextile Asc.
Mercury Quincunx Asc.
Asc. Opposition Jupiter/N. Node
Asc. Opposition Uranus/Pluto