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The Jungle In Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle not merely represented an era where grime and filth ran rampant in meat packing industry, but it also exposed individuals to the natural human desire of greed, power, and corruptions. This in turn proved to be a socialist transformation itself. Sinclair also gives the meaning to the term "wage slavery" in various ways. From the novel Sinclair tells a story about a guy name Jurgis, a Lithuanian immigrant who gets married to young woman named Ona Lukoszaite, who is also a Lithuanian immigrant. At the wedding there are saloon-keepers who laps the family on liquor and beer, asserting that the guests have more than they really did. Since the family had sufficient sense not to contend with these strong people they decided to perform as they were told. Since Jurgis felt that he was powerful enough to operate off the money which was owed to those people he chose to work harder. Throughout the 1st two phases of the book Sinclair finds a way to talk about Socialism. Socialism is the belief that whoever controls the way of production holds the capacity to ascertain how well the people live. "The Socialists were organized in every civilized country"(Sinclair 315). When Jurgis had made himself comfortable with all the Socialist literature, even as he would quite fast he, would receive glimpses of the Beef Trust from all sorts of facets, and he would discover that it's anywhere the same; it had been that the incarnation of blind and insensate Greed. In the Nove...