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The Fountainhead

Summary: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand; displays Howard Roark's charateristics towards Dominique Francon, Austin Heller, and Gail Wynand.
Ayn Rand's The Fountainhead presented an egoist character, Howard Roark, and portrayed him to what society needs, but unwilling to admit the necessitate. Roark's meaning of life differed from the others he associated with, which left him isolated toward them, but benefited his remarkable success in architecture. Passion, devotion, and hard work stranded Howard throughout his career even with the discouraging incidents brought to him by the devious characters, Peter Keating and Ellsworth Toohey. Several characters appealed to Roark's lifestyle and work ethic, Gail Wynand, Dominique Francon, and Austin Heller. When Howard acquainted with his true friends, his philosophical meaning of life erupted out of him easily, contrast to everyone else associated with him, providing them with an encouraging sense of belonging.

Howard Roark opened up to the man told to be his arch enemy, Gail Wynand. Wynand became fascinated with Roark's ability of surviving the brutal world...

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