Study Guide

Laura Bradford in Atlas Shrugged

By Ayn Rand

Laura Bradford

Laura is Kip Chalmer's mistress and is shown to be a very whiny and obnoxious woman. She and Kip obviously have a lot of contempt for each other, and this tiny glimpse into their relationship helps contrast their views of sex and the self with the positive and loving sexual relationships in which people like John and Dagny engage.