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Theme of The Jungle

Summary: Upton Sinclair's book The Jungle describes life as an immigrant in America during the early twentieth century, how immigrants of that time foresaw the American dream, and how they tried to achieve it. The most important theme of the book, shown in numerous examples throughout the story, was that life on the other side is not always better than what one has.
In the book The Jungle by Upton Sinclair; this was first published by Fine Creative Media Inc. in 1906 (edition I read was published in 2003) it discuses life as an immigrant and how immigrants foresaw the American dream and how they tired to achieve it. There where many themes for the book. The theme that I took was most important was that life on the other side is not always better then what one has. This theme can be shown many different ways throughout the book. It is shown through the plot and through many examples of event that occurred though the book.

In The Jungle a young man named Jurgis Rudkus moves to the United States landing in Chicago, with his family looking for a better life then what they had in Lithuania. They arrived in Chicago in the middle of where the meat packing industry...

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