The Fountainhead Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Wynand go often to the building site where Roark is working?

2. Who takes over the Cortlandt Homes project?

3. What is Roark's reaction to Peter's request that he design the Cortlandt Homes project for low rent housing?

4. Why does Wynand drop the gun after contemplating suicide?

5. What condition does Roark place on doing the Cortlandt Homes design?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

In two or three handwritten pages, discuss Mrs. Keating as a mother. When she was hurrying Roark out of her rooming house to see the Dean, Rand writes that it was "as though she feared the decision [to expel Roark from Stanton] might be reversed." Why would she fear that? What does that tell you (1) about her character, and (2) what she really thought about Peter's ability?

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay contrasting the characters of Dominique and Katie. Explain how Dominique represents the Independent thinker and Katie represents the Dependent thinker.

Essay Topic 3

In no less than two handwritten pages, identify and explain some of the symbolism Ayn Rand employs in "The Fountainhead."

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