Literary Techniques In Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

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The Jungle includes different types of styles that are ordinarily not used in formal writings. The author expresses his own political thoughts and beliefs. He doesn't really show the development of the characters and is very inconsistent with his tone of voice. Another unique difference was how the role of the narrator began to fade away towards the end of the book, which really took away from the quality of formal writing. This fiction novel really hurts Sinclair’s reputation as a professional and serious novel writer. However, Sinclair’s perception of the Jungle causes a positive look and impact on literary advancements in today's writings.
The term Muckraker was used in the progressive Era to characterize American journalist who attacked
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They are living a hard life with hard working conditions and and poverty. They are also struggling with how dangerous and corrupt the political government. The book goes along and follows Jurgis and his struggles as he transitions into a new political economy. Jurgis and Ona came from the countryside of Lithuania. They left because they weren't allowed to get married there and because Ona’s father dies, and they didn't have much money. Jurgis’s brother tells them he has a friend in Chicago who made a lot of money and he influence them to…show more content…
The author gets the reader into the book by revealing terrible things that are taking place in one of Chicago’s meatpacking industry’s. Jurgis, the protagonist, learns about the better way of life and he comes to America in search of a better way of living. The Author really does a great job of “hooking” the reader. He talks and describes the meat industry and life of an immigrant coming to the states. The purpose of the book was hard to understand at times, but soon I figured that the purpose was to inform the reader about the social reform. Sinclair really portrayed this book as more of a history story then a entertaining novel which made the book less exciting and more
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