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 Ayn Rand Essay Contest - WE THE LIVING

  • Topic: Select one of the following three topics:
      • What explains the prevalence of propaganda depicted in the novel and the endless use of pro-Communist slogans used by everyone, from Party lectures to private conversations?
      • How does the novel’s theme necessitate the “fates” of the main characters?
      • Did Ayn Rand believe Communism is a noble idea that was betrayed by power-hungry leaders? How do events in the novel support her assessment of Communism?
  • Eligibility: Grades 10, 11 and 12
  • Length: 700 - 1,500 words
  • Awards:
    • First prize - $3,000 cash award
    • 5 Second prizes - $1,000 cash awards
    • 5 Third prizes - $300 cash awards
    • 25 Finalist prizes - $50 cash awards
    • 75 Semifinalist prizes - $25 cash awards

Click here to visit the Ayn Rand Essay Contest web page.

DEADLINE: May 6, 2014

Last Modified on September 24, 2013