Summary Of Upton Sinclirs The Jungle

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In Upton Sinclirs intriguing novel The Jungle, a Lithuanian family moves to America in search for their own American dream. To begin with, Jurgis, the main character and provider for the family, Antanas Jurgis’s grandfather, Ona, Jurgisis wife and other various characters move to Chicago particularly to the locations of the stockyards. Due to this action, the family becomes a victim to sly businessmen and heinous crimes which causes their savings to diminish. (Paraphrase quote). After a difficult time, the family managed to accustom to the "American Life”, but a series of tragic events occur. Mainly, family members are frequently laid off from work, as well as Jurgis’s father dies. (Paraphrase quote). Although they are in a complicated situation,

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