Atlas Shrugged (SparkNotes Literature Guide Series)

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Spark Publishing’s Literature Guides are celebrating their 5th Anniversary! To celebrate this, we’re giving our TOP 50 a revamp by adding some exciting new features.

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Overview

Spark Publishing’s Literature Guides are celebrating their 5th Anniversary! To celebrate this, we’re giving our TOP 50 a revamp by adding some exciting new features.

There will be sixteen pages devoted to writing a literary essay including:

  • Glossary of literary terms,
  • Step by step tutoring on how to write a literary essay
  • Feature on how not to plagiarized.

Each book will also include an A+ Essay; an actual literary essay written about the Spark-ed book, to show students how an essay should be written.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411487352
  • Publisher: Spark Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/11/2007
  • Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series
  • Format: Spark Note
  • Sales rank: 371,440
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Table of Contents

Context 1
Plot Overview 5
Character List 9
Analysis of Major Characters 13
John Galt 13
Dagny Taggart 13
James (Jim) Taggart 14
Hank Rearden 14
Francisco D'Anconia 15
Themes, Motifs & Symbols 17
The Importance of the Mind 17
The Evils of Collectivism 17
The Need to Integrate Mind and Body 18
Rhetorical Questions 18
Motive Power 18
Bridges 19
The Sign of the Dollar 19
The Bracelet 19
Wyatt's Torch 20
Atlas 20
Summary & Analysis 21
Part One, Chapters I-II 21
Part One, Chapters III-IV 24
Part One, Chapters V-VI 28
Part One, Chapters VII-VIII 31
Part One, Chapters IX-X 34
Part Two, Chapters I-II 37
Part Two, Chapters III-IV 41
Part Two, Chapters V-VI 44
Part Two, Chapters VII-VIII 46
Part Two, Chapters IX-X 49
Part Three, Chapters I-II 51
Part Three, Chapters III-IV 54
Part Three, Chapters V-VI 58
Part Three, Chapters VII-VIII 61
Part Three: Chapters IX-X 64
Important Quotations Explained 66
Key Facts 71
Study Questions & Essay Topics 74
Study Questions 74
Suggested Essay Topics 77
Review & Resources 78
Quiz 78
Suggestions for Further Reading 84
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2010

    Excellent resource.

    Provides an excellent summary of the plot while emphasizing the relationship of the activities in the book to modern political ideologies.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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