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The Jungle

Upton Sinclair

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1. Who is the first person to abandon the family?

2. Who develops a drug addiction?

3. Why is Jurgis sent to prison the first time?

4. Who plays the violin?

5. Whose delicatessen is a financial failure?

6. Why is Stanislovas afraid of the cold on winter mornings?

7. Where is Ostrinski from?

8. In what year was The Jungle first published?

9. What law was passed due to public outcry caused by the novel?

10. How does the young Antanas die?

11. At the beginning of the novel, what is Jurgis’s response to learning of the debt caused by his marriage feast?

12. How does Kristoforas die?

13. From what country do Jurgis and Ona emigrate?

14. To what political party does Mike Scully belong?

15. What is Teta Elzbieta’s relationship to Ona?

16. Who becomes a prostitute?

17. What does Jurgis seek to avenge in attacking Connor?

18. Where does the philanthropic woman find a job for Jurgis?

19. To what political party does Tommy Hinds belong?

20. Who convinces Jurgis to live for Antanas after Ona’s death?

21. What does Freddie Jones give to Jurgis?

22. Why does Jack Duane leave town?

23. Why do Marija and Tamoszius postpone their marriage?

24. What is the Lithuanian word for “wedding feast”?

25. How do the smaller children earn money?

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There is a mistake

by Soul_Maka, September 10, 2013

Jokubas has the financial deli failure, not Tamaosizas (I know that I didn't spell it right lol)

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educated remarks for chapter 24

by kimchimichi, January 29, 2014

recall that he DID take english classes so his educated remarks might have been the result of that.

Quiz Question 19

by Daniel_SPARKSN, August 20, 2014

I just submitted the quiz and it says that Tommy Hinds is a Communist?

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