how horrible Capitalism was at that time. French economist Dominique Foray dismisses the idea that Europe is "converging toward.S. I ll stay here till I die, I guess. Well I do, and it's amazing. However, the main purpose was to move the reader on the path to socialism, something in which Sinclair truly believed. But the European way will be harder to defend if an American recession crosses the Atlantic. I could be wrong now, but I don't think so! Also while Marija is trying to support the family without Jurgis, the norman conquest of 1066 she is led to a life of prostitution because it is the only job she can obtain. Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 1990. This shows the incredible danger that the workers put them selves in everyday just to try and make a living and with no sympathy from the greedy, money hungry boss. Bibliography * Ebenstein, William.
In the 1990s Americans saw the first wave of the White mans burden layoffs ever to strike in good times, as companies pressed for advantage in an ever more cutthroat economy. "For us, the American job market is a jungle said SUD union founder and leader Annick Coupe. Many companies are working harder to retain staff, on the grounds that a high-tech economy requires "lifelong education." Job "tenure" is actually increasing, says International Labor Organization economist Duncan Campbell. An example of this is comparing Jurgis to a wounded bull and comparing Conner to a great beast. "The workplace is becoming more and more like a university setting.". Poison in the very air we breathe. Job growth is back, particularly in the European 'Tiger' economies. In conclusion, The Jungle by Upton Sinclair was written to show the goodness of socialism and the evils of capitalism, in addition to show the hardships of the workers in the packing yards of Chicago. The famous novelist and fellow Socialist Jack London hailed the book and wrote: It depicts what our country really is, the home of oppression and injustice, a nightmare of misery, an inferno of suffering, a human hell, a jungle of wild beasts What Uncle Toms. In Paris angry strikers weren't about to back down. Carrying slogans that read we want time to live before we die, they blasted songs of solidarity from sound trucks, and accused business leaders of trying to impose on France the rough rules of the American workplace.