Jurgis 'Rebel In The Book The Jungle'

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Jurgis the protagonist of the book The Jungle was both a conformist and a rebel throughout the story. At the beginning of the story he followed rules and lived life as a conformist , later events in the story caused Jurgis to rebell and not really care about rules. When Jurgis first arrived in Chicago he had to find a job to support his family. Jurgis would follow the rules and do whatever his boss demanded at work so he wouldn’t get fired. Eventually Jurgis and his wife Ona saved enough money to buy a house. The real estate agent had lied to them about the house and other things that need to be paid for. this was the beginning of Jurgis becoming a rebel. Jurgis stayed working and following instruction as an conformist, then he was arrested
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