Atlas Shrugged By Ayn Rand – article writing cafe
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student is able to argue for and justify his or her viewnot on whether the Institute agrees with the view the student expresses. will look for writing that is clear, articulate and logically organized. Winning essays must demonstrate an outstanding grasp of the philosophical meaning of Atlas Shrugged.
Francisco dAnconia presents himself as a playboy who has abandoned serious concern for his familys business. But early in the story Dagny realizes that Franciscos public persona does not fit with the man she knows. Compare Francisco to another major figure in film, TV, or literature who adopts a similar double life to accomplish his purposes. How is he similar? How, in terms of his motives and methods, is he different? What kind of purpose could make the price of leading a double life like this worth paying? Explain your answers.