The Jungle - Chapters 21-22 Summary & Analysis

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Jurgis desperately begins looking for another job, but all the other workers from the manufacturing plant are also looking, making the search impossible. At the same time, one of Elzbieta’s youngest children begins searching in the dumps for food, often bringing home large piles of discarded food from the city. One day a charity worker sees him and asks to visit his home. When she does, Elzbieta tells her their story. The woman is so touched that she gives Elzbieta a letter that will help Jurgis get a job at a steel mill. Jurgis gets a job as a rail mover. The place is so far from Packingtown that Jurgis begins staying at a place near the mill. He only goes to Aliene’s on Sundays. Jurgis enjoys his visits with young Antanas who has begun to talk. They often share the...

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