Industrialization Exposed In Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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The Jungle, being one of many of Upton Sinclair's novels, was published in 1906. This novel was created based on Sinclair's experience in the meatpacking industry where he learned of the life of the stockyard workers and the structure of the business. As he learned and experienced the detail of the work he found that industrialization had unhealthy standards and from the social aspect it became a public outcry. His book, The Jungle had made a social impact but did not exactly got his point across. From the political aspect his point of the novel was to give sympathy to the working class and the conditions that they were working in with industrialization. The main characters in this novel are lithuanian immigrants which shows the cultural aspects. The relevance of this novel to the audience of the 21st century is that our younger population has learned and is learning how people arrived to the Americas. People are still migrating to the Americas and will continue. People immigrating are promised a better life with better pay and better conditions but sinclairs book exploits that.

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Social being the citizens having a public outcry about the unsanitary conditions and unfit food production that was brought to the public's attention from the jungle. The political aspect of this novel is exposing the “american dream”. Sinclair exploits the “american dream” because only some imigrating people become successful after coming to the americas. This makes the dream not true because it promises you a successful life. The cultural aspect of the novel is the immigrants and how they are treated. The immigrants are from lithuania and are struggling with the change is culture and ways from lithuania to the Americas. In conclusion, this novel was a great help to our society and now a part of our history because of all the changes that were made to the Americas after publishing

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