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Fountainhead, A Review and Summary

Summary: Reviews and summarizes Ayn Rand's "Fountainhead." Analyzes main character Howard Roark. Describes how Rand applauds his objectivism.
Ayn Rand's Fountainhead is a story about a young intransigent architect, Howard Roark, who defied the public taste in artistic and ostentatious architecture but indulged his own integrity to build a structure that would match in the environment it is located and its purpose. In Fountainhead, Ayn Rand depicted the totally dissimilar characteristics of four men so as to embrace Roark's objectivism.

In the story, Howard Roark, an orphan as a child who had been running errands for various jobs to make a living, was expelled from the Scranton Institute to study architecture due to his unorthodox architectural drawings, whereas Peter Keating, a pedantic student who lacked integrity and creativity in the field of architecture, graduated from the Scranton Institute with honor. In fact, it is Howard Roark who helped Peter Keating draw his graduation project.

Throughout Keating's life, he had never created his own...

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