mental interests and abilities
He is more of a poet than a rational scientist, for his mind does not function in a strictly logical, linear fashion. The language of music, art or poetry comes naturally to Victor Hugo, and he is also able to think in highly abstract and symbolic terms. Translating his thoughts and impressions into concrete, everyday language may be difficult for Hugo at times he may consequently appear less intelligent or at least less quick-witted and verbal than others. This was especially true of Victor Hugo as a child, and he probably daydreamed a good deal as well. He is intuitive and able to sense the thoughts and feelings of others even before they say anything to him. Victor often forms an opinion about a person or situation without much factual knowledge of them, and his impressions are usually correct. Hugo can be somewhat absent-minded and he becomes so immersed in his own thoughts that he overlooks things in his immediate, tangible environment. Victor Hugo is extremely open-minded and believes that anything is possible. Intangible or spiritual forces seem just as real to Victor Hugo as anything in the concrete world. His imagination and sympathetic understanding of other people are two of his greatest gifts.
Hugo enjoys puzzles and other games that challenge him intellectually. Victor Hugo likes to show off his verbal or intellectual skills and to use his mind creatively. Writing, dramatic speaking or some other manifestation of his creative intelligence appeal to him.
He is not interested in subjects that are wholly abstract or technical. There must be a personal, human element to spark Hugo's interest. His interests revolve around people and their inner motivations, feelings, personal lives and experiences. Victor Hugo is a natural listener with a talent for getting others to talk about their lives, relationships, dreams and desires - namely the things that are meaningful to them. Hugo could also be an excellent writer, reporter or biographer.
Victor Hugo has a particular interest in the past. He is concerned either with personal history (childhood and early family experiences, genealogy, etc.) or with the roots and origins of societies (archeology, mythology, history, etc.).
Victor Hugo is nostalgic and he loves to hear others' life stories and to discuss his own experiences and feelings. Victor likes to read biographies and memoirs, and he probably keeps a diary or journal himself. Victor Hugo also has the ability to be a successful public speaker.
He is open and receptive to subjects that defy rational explanation, such as psychic phenomena, mental telepathy and metaphysics, and Hugo could teach these subjects to others. His mind is imaginative and inspired and Victor Hugo has an aptitude for art and creative writing.
Astrological factors in this Astro Profile section:
Mercury in Pisces
Mercury in 5th house
Moon Square Mercury
Mercury Trine Neptune