Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Section 3A

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Atlas Shrugged, Part 3, Chapters 6-10

(View complete Structure_of_Atlas_Shrugged, or for previous chapters, see Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 3, Chapters 1-5)


CHAPTER SIX: The Concerto of Deliverance

Section 361: Part 3, Chapter 6, Section 1


Section 362: Part 3, Chapter 6, Section 2



CHAPTER SEVEN: "This is John Galt Speaking"

Section 371: Part 3, Chapter 7, Section 1

  • Plot summary:

John Galt spends the majority of the chapter giving the audience of what is supposed to be a speech by the President, a choice between rationality or the alternative: eventual death under the lies of petty tyrants.



CHAPTER EIGHT: The Egoist

Section 381: Part 3, Chapter 8, Section 1



CHAPTER NINE: The Generator

Section 391: Part 3, Chapter 9, Section 1



CHAPTER TEN: In the Name of the Best within Us

Section 3A1: Part 3, Chapter 10, Section 1

  • Plot summary:

Dagny,Francisco,Hank,and Ragnar take Francisco's plane to the Colorado Valley to save John Galt.

Dagny resigns from her job.

Also The Comet breaks down and Eddie Willers has trouble parting with it. He doesn't want to believe that all of his hard work is over. When the passengers on the Comet are picked up Eddie refuses to part with the Comet.

  • The following Places in Atlas Shrugged are used as settings in this section:
    • The Colorado Valley
    • aboard the Taggart Comet
  • The following Characters in Atlas Shrugged appear in this section:
    • Dagny Taggart
    • Ragnar Danneskjold
    • Hank Rearden
    • The Guards
    • Francisco d'Anconia
    • Eddie Willers

Section 3A1: Part 3, Chapter 10, Section 2

  • Plot summary:

Francisco, Dagny, Hank, John, Kay Ludlow, Ragnar, Midas Mulligan, and Judge Narragansett sit around and discuss what will happen while the listen to the music of Richard Halley's fifth concerto.

  • The following Characters in Atlas Shrugged appear in this section:
    • Dagny Taggart
    • Ragnar Danneskjold
    • Hank Rearden
    • Midas Mulligan
    • Kay LudLow
    • Judge Narragansett
    • Francisco d'Anconia
    • Eddie Willers
  • Quotations:
    • "We are going back to the world" page 1069 said by John Galt

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See Also: Structure_of_Atlas_Shrugged, Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 1, Chapters 1-5, Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 1, Chapters 6-10, Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 2, Chapters 1-5, Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 2, Chapters 6-10, Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 3, Chapters 1-5, Synopsis of Atlas Shrugged, Part 3, Chapters 6-10