The Jungle

Reread the first few pages of chapter 1, describing Marija. Knowing her ultimate fate in chapter 27, what do you think Marij might symbolize in this book? What do you think Sinclair is saying about capitalism when he writes her fate?

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Marija symbolizes what happened to those young people who didn't embrace socialism; they were destroyed for their desire to remain individuals and non-conformity to the socialist viewpoint.