The Jungle | Study Guide

Upton Sinclair

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The Jungle | Character Map

Spouses Father Partners in crime Father Cousins Jurgis Immigrant; becomes disillusioned about the American Dream Stepmother Ona Emotionally frail woman; crumbles under the weight of exploitation Jack Duane Career criminal; leads Jurgis into a life of crime Teta Elzbieta Representative of the old generation, tradition, and family Marija Strong-willed woman; fights to survive at all costs Dede Antanas Exploited worker; dies Antanas Jurgis's son; drowns in mud
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