Guy Francon's daughter, Dominique, is a troubled pessimist throughout most of the novel. She recognizes both the genius of men like Roark and the mediocrity of her father and Keating but is certain that the mediocrity will win out, especially under the influence of destructive men like Toohey. She falls in love with Roark, who represents to her the ideal man, yet she is convinced that he will ultimately be destroyed by a society that refuses to recognize and value his superiority. As a result, she tries to interfere with Roark's work before he is...
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