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Preview this item Preview this item. They fall deeply into debt and are prey to con men. The book depicts working-class poverty, the lack of social supports, harsh and unpleasant living and working conditions, and a hopelessness among many workers. Views Read Edit View history.

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Jurgis returns to Chicago and holds down a succession of laboring jobs and as a con man. You may send this item to up to five recipients. His administration submitted it directly to Congress on June 4, Their oral report to Roosevelt supported much of what Sinclair portrayed in the novel, excepting the claim of workers falling into rendering vats.

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Works by Upton Sinclair. Upton Sinclair Antonio Samons. Citations are based on reference standards. Retrieved January 12, Sinclair famously said of the public reaction, “I aimed at the public’s heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach. One night, he wanders into a lecture being given by a socialist orator, where he finds community and purpose.

Jurgis had expected to support his wife and other relatives, but eventually all—the women, children, and his sick father—seek work to survive.

Sinclair’s account of workers falling into rendering tanks and being ground along with animal parts into “Durham’s Pure Leaf Lard” gripped the public.

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He and his family live near the stockyards and meatpacking district where many immigrants, who do junggla know much English, work. Linked Data More info about Linked Data.


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He takes a job at Brown’s slaughterhouse. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

Sinclair published the book in serial form between February 25, and November 4, in Appeal to Reasonthe socialist newspaper that had supported Sinclair’s undercover investigation the previous year. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item As the novel progresses, the jobs and means the family use to stay alive slowly lead to their physical and moral decay. For other uses, see Jungle disambiguation.