The morning after their night of passionate lovemaking

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Unformatted text preview: The morning after their night of passionate lovemaking, Rearden is angry. He regards sex as a low impulse of the flesh, and he feels contemptuous of Dagny (and especially himself) for craving "obscene" pleasures. Dagny rejects his scorn, because she regards sex with Rearden as noble something to be proud of. She tells him joyously that she makes no other claims on him but this: When he seeks to satisfy this "lowest" of his bodily urges, he must bring his urges to her. James Taggart meets an innocent shop girl who is star-struck by his fame. Cherryl Brooks came from a poor family and moved to New York because she wanted more from life. She admires achievement and believes that Jim along with Dagny and Rearden is responsible for the success of the John Galt Line. Taggart takes a perverse pleasure in her misguided hero worship. success of the John Galt Line....
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This note was uploaded on 11/28/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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