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The Fountainhead - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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Dominique writes about Enright's house. She says that the building is a "mockery to all the structures of the city," because it will make them seem meaningless. People reading the article don't see her real meaning: she is saying that the building is greatness surrounded by mediocrity. People see her article only as criticism, but this is her intention. Toohey reads what she's written. He tells her that he understands her real meaning and explains the history of Roark and Peter. Joel Sutton is swayed by the article and by Dominique personally to hire Peter instead of Roark. When Sutton fires Roark, he tells him that Dominique convinced him to hire Peter instead. Dominique visits Roark's apartment that evening, and they make love violently. Dominique is set on a path, working to destroy Roark publicly at every opportunity while possessing him herself sexually...

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