The Jungle

What parts of this chapter reflect Sinclair's life or views on marriage and children?

Chapter XIV.

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Sinclair sees marriage as difficult, especially in the circumstances in which Jurgis and Ona live. Jurgis works as hard as possible, and he believes he should get attention and care from his wife at home. But One works too, and her work is slowly killing her. Jurgis thinks to himself that workingmen should not marry and have families because their women become too hysterical to manage.