Upton Sinclair Was Called A Muckraker Essay

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Register to read the introduction… 1. Upton Sinclair was called a "muckraker." How did Sinclair "muckrake" for social reform? Upton Sinclair “muckrake” for social reform, by reporting the horrible conditions women, men, and children were working in, he dedicated himself to uncovering the ill conditions of the meat industries. 2. Sinclair was convinced ".... through art one could cause change." What was established as a direct result of the public outcry from this novel? Sinclair wrote “The Jungle” which opened the public eyes has to the terrible conditions people where working and how the meat products were being produced. This was the voice for the public to demand changes in the work field. 3. What did the author want to happen as a result of his novel? Sinclair believed that the public would be horrified by what they had discovered in the meat factories and perhaps they would shut down the factories or make better working conditions. 4. How did the public react to his novel? They were annoyed that their meat was filled with human flesh and other …show more content…
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