The Blackboard Jungle Summary
Evan Hunter

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The Blackboard Jungle Summary

The main theme of the novel is the clash between a traditional American idealism which proclaims education the main goal and bulwark of a democratic society and the realities of what was happening in the city's schools after the war. For generations education had provided the entry into the American mainstream for countless millions of immigrants and offered the hope that with sufficient energy and dedication even the poor could rise from their poverty...

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