The Jungle - Chapters 27-28 Summary & Analysis

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Jurgis returns to the city. Again, Jurgis finds himself standing outside factory gates in search of work. Soon, Jurgis is out of money and finds himself stealing from green-grocers and begging again. Jurgis goes to political speeches just to have a warm place to go at night. One night, Jurgis runs into an old acquaintance from Packingtown who tells him where he can find Marija. When Jurgis goes to the address where Marija is, he finds that it is a brothel that is being raided. Jurgis and Marija are arrested. Jurgis spends the night feeling guilty for leaving his family in a position for Marija to feel she had to become a prostitute.

The following morning, after they are released, Jurgis visits with Marija and learns of the hard time she and Elzbieta had after leaving Packingtown. Marija insists that becoming a prostitute...

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