originality and imagination
Areas Where Mark Twain is Creative, Unique, Unstable, or Compulsive
His childhood or his relationships with his parents was unsettling or unstable in some way, so that Mark Twain may never have felt that he had firm ground beneath his feet. One of his parents may have been unusual, eccentric, or an inconstant influence in his life. Abrupt changes in location or in family relationships may have made Mark feel insecure, but positively - he was given more freedom and less pressure to conform to conventions, which enables Mark Twain to be more of an individual and less tethered to restrictive ideas of how one "should" behave, feel, or live.
Daydreaming, lack of concentration, and inattention to his surroundings can be problems for Mark Twain. His mind tends to wander unless he is using it in an imaginative, creative way. Dry facts and cold logic hold no appeal for Mark, and unless a subject has a colorful or personally inspiring element, Mark Twain will not stick with it for long. Twain has a sensitive, intuitive bent.
Mark has very strong creative forces and whatever he does, he wants to do to the fullest. In love relationships and romance, Mark Twain gets totally, passionately, even obsessively involved. In other forms of creative release and self-expression, Twain is also very driven and he has a deep need to prove himself. His desire for personal recognition is compelling, and if Mark Twain does not achieve creative success, he may try to force his children to fulfill his dreams for him.
Twain tends to be guided by his feelings and he gets distracted easily. He has a very active imagination and is inclined to be too trusting. Idealizing others, Mark Twain may often delude himself, but he could also be deceived or disappointed by others.
He is attracted to ideas that are deep and mysterious and Mark would like to explore the depths of the universe. But Mark Twain seems to be overly receptive to those ideas and could become obsessed with his thinking, leading to nervous exhaustion or even a breakdown.
Mark Twain tends to dream of good fortune and success without seeing the world around him too clearly. Mark has a strong desire to gain success, but is reluctant to expend any effort toward achieving it, resulting in frequent disappointments.
Mark has the ability to realize extra-ordinary or unusual plans, but he is not above a bit of subterfuge or manipulation to get his way. Even if no one follows, Mark Twain goes his own way; he never looks back and rarely compromises.
At times Mark Twain may have a sudden desire to influence other people and he is not above using force to accomplish it. But Mark could find himself under a spell of another person periodically. He is likely to have some exciting experiences through his relationships with other people.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Uranus in 4th house
Neptune in 3rd house
Pluto in 5th house
Neptune Conjunct Moon/Mercury
Neptune Conjunct Mercury/Pluto
Neptune Opposition Jupiter/MC
Pluto Opposition Sun/MC
Pluto Conjunct Uranus/N. Node