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Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest (The Ayn Rand Institute)

Category
Scholarship

Dates
Deadline Date: Oct 23rd, 2015
Posted Date: Sep 19th, 2011
Criteria

Description
Atlas Shrugged Essay Contest Information

Eligibility: 12th Graders, College Undergraduates, and Graduate Students

Entry Deadline
: October 23, 2015

FIRST PRIZE: $20,000
3 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000
5 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000
25 FINALISTS
: $100
50 SEMIFINALISTS
: $50

 Topics – Select ONE of the following three topics:

1.      At his trial, Hank Rearden declares: “The public good be damned, I will have no part of it!” What does he mean? How does this issue relate to the novel’s theme

2.      Who is John Galt?

3.      What is the meaning of money to Francisco d’Anconia? To James Taggart? How do these characters’ views on money relate to the events of the story?

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