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The Jungle

The Jungle

by Upton Sinclair

Mr. Maynard

Character Analysis

Mr. Maynard is an East Coast newspaper editor who has come to meet with socialist Party leaders in Chicago. The socialists are hoping that, if Mr. Maynard learns more about the truth of socialism, he will stop writing articles against it in his newspapers back home.

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