Study Guide

The Fountainhead Part 4, Chapter 20

By Ayn Rand

Part 4, Chapter 20

  • Eighteen months have passed.
  • Dominique visits Roark at the construction site of the Wynand building, which is going to be super tall and super fabulous.
  • They are now married and are very happy.
  • She goes up the elevator and passes above everything in the city: banks, churches, businesses, etc. It's the world's most symbolic elevator ride.
  • Roark is at the top of the building waving to her. He's king of the world.