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The Fountainhead - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 9 Summary & Analysis

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Toohey, as a child, sprays Johnny Stokes, ruining his prized Sunday suit. Johnny was a "bright kid with dimples and golden curls; people always turned to look at Johnny Stokes. No one had ever turned to look at Ellsworth Toohey." Toohey declares that Johnny is a bully, which is true. Toohey, who is frail and accepts punishment without complaint, is sentenced only to missing supper, since his parents have sympathy with his desire to right injustice. Toohey, even at his young age, has come to rule his household. He's a good student and a hard worker, and he always does what people expect. Though the other children don't accept him, Toohey has gained adult-like power. When Toohey is invited to the birthdays of a popular boy and an unpopular boy, he is the only child invited to both parties who chooses the unpopular...

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