The Jungle Essay | Injustices upon a Lithuanian Family

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Injustices upon a Lithuanian Family

Summary: Essay provides a book review of "The Jungle" by Upton Sinclair.
The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair, is a novel about the injustices cast upon an innocent and honest workingman, Jurgis Rudkus, and his family. Through Rudkus' experiences, the reader is escorted through all of the obstacles that the families of the peasant classes faced. Wherever they went, someone of a higher class would swoop upon them like vultures and ripped them off their possessions. Before Rudkus and his family migrated to the United States, they were deceived by the rumor of the "American Dream" - the "American Dream" is the dream that in America, one would easily find many opportunities for wealth. Unfortunately, this family was misled like thousands of others. Life was dreadful for this family and everyone in their community; neighbors often starved, lived in unsanitary conditions, and died. Throughout the novel, the theme of Capitalism is used to personify the United States; some...

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