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Atlas Shrugged Character Descriptions

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Character Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Hugh Akston - A famous philosopher known as "the last advocate of reason" and a renowned teacher at the Patrick Henry University.

Orren Boyle - The president of Associated Steel, sells defective steel because it is the only product on the market; however, constructions of his material collapse and people get killed.

Cherryl Brooks - A salesgirl at a dime store who catches Jim Taggart's eye and marries him before she knows his real character.

Kip Chalmers - A petty politician whose arrogance and ignorance leads to the disaster in the...

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