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The Jungle, a Review

Summary: Reviews the Upton Sinclair muckraking story, The Jungle. Examines government corruption depicted in the story and relates its effect upon the lives of the Jurgis family.
Our lives are guided along by the government. The government is there to help the needs to everyday people by coming up with ways to further better our lives using bills, laws. Etc. But 100 years ago, our government wasn't as helpful and reasonable. The standards of living that we have today are much better than they were a century ago. A century ago, there was less freedom for people and businesses were corrupt. Today there is a lot less corruption and more freedom for people for all standards. The government nowadays prevents business corruptions unlike 100 years ago when the government would usually work along with corruption. In book The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, a group of Lithuanian immigrants move to America in hopes of fulfilling their dreams but in process of doing so, they become enslaved by the corruption that fills the streets of Chicago. Jurgis...

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