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The Fountainhead - Study Guide Part 1, Chapter 12 Summary & Analysis

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The Wynand papers run articles exposing the slums in the city. For the articles, Dominique lives in a slum to learn the true conditions. After the articles come out, the slumlords sell their land. The company that buys the properties secretly belongs to Wynand. After Dominique returns home, Alvah Scarret, the editor-in-chief, offers her a job leading a Women's Welfare Department, but she refuses. She doesn't care about any job or person. She's afraid to invest anything for fear of having it taken away. She once had a statue, and she threw it down an elevator shaft to destroy it so that no one else could see it. Francon sometimes hates his daughter, and yet also has protective feelings toward her. He thinks Peter could protect her, and he invites them both to lunch to set them up. Peter doesn't like Dominique, but he's also...

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