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The Jungle

The Jungle


by Upton Sinclair

The Jungle: What a Rip-off. Not One Tiger. Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around The Jungle? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. Where is much of this story set?

Sausage Estates
Q. From where does the family hail?

Frozen rainclouds
Q. How is the family able to afford a down payment on a house?

They came to America with a bit of savings
Jonas robs a convenience store
They find a house that only requires a down payment of fourteen cents
Four of the family members get jobs
Q. What does Ona do right after giving birth?

She dies
She leaves her baby outside an orphanage
She sells her baby
She goes back to work
She decompresses, both literally and figuratively
Q. What happens when Jurgis gets injured?

He is laid up for two months without pay
He receives workers’ compensation
All of the dead cows he has handled come back from the dead to sign his cast
He works through the pain