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The Fountainhead - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Toohey visits Dominique, who has been publicly helping Peter's career through social events in order to sabotage Roark. Dominique's enmity comes from her admiration of Roark, and Toohey's enmity comes from his philosophical opposition to Roark. They do not discuss their reasons, however. Both vow to push work toward Peter. Dominique's articles have continued to contain veiled admiration for Roark well disguised as criticism. The public conflict between and Roark becomes the talk of the town. Heller calls her a bitch, and Enright has her tour his house with Roark, misunderstanding her intentions as ignorance. Dominique writes that the house should be destroyed rather than defiled by human inhabitants, puzzling Enright. Toohey convinces Dominique to stop these articles, saying that it's bad to keep his name in the public eye, even coupled with criticism.

Dominique's violent sexual affair with Roark continues. She wants to hurt...

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