A Plea For Socialism: An Analysis of Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle”

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A Plea For Socialism: An Analysis of Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle”
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A Plea For Socialism: An Analysis of Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle”
Introduction and Overview
“The Jungle” is a twentieth century novel that holds as much power today as it did when it was first published in 1906. In addition, it still holds the reader’s attention due to its graphic depictions of life in the Chicago meatpacking plants - called “Packingtown” - at the turn of the century - a term critics and political figures alike referred to as a “muckracking” style of writing, which is the act of journalists and nonfiction writers “digging up dirt” on the increasing ills of a modern, capitalist society, often in a sensationalist, inaccurate way.
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