Question by  mingxhin (188)

What was Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle" about?

I read the whole thing, but I don't get it.


Answer by  LadyL (62)

Sinclair spent a great deal of time in Chicago examining the city's meatpacking plants. The Jungle was born from this research.


Answer by  Lana86 (79)

In the early years of the American food production industry many workers struggled to survive in intolerable conditions. The novel is a moving tribute to immigrants who came here legally.

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