Posted by: anitanolan | April 18, 2011

Atlas Shrugged–The Contest

Atlas Shrugged–The Movie–is just out. Here’s a contest for 1th graders, College Undergrads, and Grad Students about the novel.

Giving You Plenty of Notice on this one:

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

Entry Deadline: September 17, 2011

FIRST PRIZE: $10,000
3 SECOND PRIZES: $2,000
5 THIRD PRIZES: $1,000
25 FINALISTS: $100
50 SEMIFINALISTS: $50

Atlas Shrugged Cover

Topics

Select ONE of the following three topics:

  1. What do you think is meant, in Part III of Atlas Shrugged, by the phrase “utopia of greed”?
  2. Why does Francisco D’Anconia, heir to the greatest fortune in the world and a productive genius with boundless ambition,change his course and pose as, of all things, a playboy?
  3. What does the story of Atlas Shrugged have to say about the relative powers of good and evil and the conditions under which one is victorious over the other?.

See information here: http://essaycontest.aynrandnovels.com/AtlasShrugged.aspx?theme=blue

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