The Question and Answer section for The Jungle is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
readers in sinclair's time were more concerned about his relevations in the first two paragraphs of this selection than the relevations in the rest of the selection. why might this relate to sinclair's purpose?
You note a specific selection. This question cannot be answered without that information.
Rotten meat and chemical pesticides often made itself into the food.
Chapter One describes Jurgis and Ona's wedding celebration. It is a happy affair, marred only by worry of the expense.