Study Guide

The Fountainhead Part 2, Chapter 4

By Ayn Rand

Part 2, Chapter 4

  • Toohey has Keating over to tea. Katie is there along with some other intellectuals.
  • Katie is just staring into space when Keating arrives.
  • Toohey asks Keating some questions about Roark.
  • Keating also banters with a bunch of artistic types who act really cynical. Hmm. Maybe they're cynical because Keating "The Worst Person In The World" Keating is there.
  • One, an author named Lois Cook, declares that she wants an ugly house since beautiful houses are boring.
  • She and Toohey say Keating should design it.
  • Keating ends up doing it and he falls in deeper with Toohey's social circle.