The Jungle

Offer several descriptive details that reveal the steelworks to be like a torture chamber in hell.

chapter twenty one.

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Jurgis is terrified of the place. There are loud noises and great cauldrons, “big enough for all the devils of hell to brew their broth in, full of something white and blinding, bubbling and splashing, roaring as if volcanoes were blowing through it.” Jurgis watches an amazing process as steel is shaped and formed into rail ties. Jurgis obtains a job moving the steel rails with a crowbar.