Essays Tagged: "Upton Sinclair"

Sinclair's Purpose in Writing "The Jungle"

Upton Sinclair wrote this book for a couple of reasons. Firstand foremost, he tries to awaken the re ... ter theclean-up, U. S. meat is imported by many countries, openingup fresh markets for the packers. Upton Sinclair is supposedto have said that he aimed at the public's heart, and byaccident he hit it ... rs to be the only problem with thebook, and can be almost overlooked by the reader, if it isdesired.Upton Sinclair wrote a very impressive work. It isdefinitely worth the time to read it. It shows man ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Apr/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The essay is a deft analysis of Jeremy Rifkin's book "Beyond Beef"

hich are brought about by the entire industry. Furthermore, his book is somewhat of a continuity of Upton Sinclair's novel The Jungle, the first attempt made at exposing the exploitations of the meat ... ing industry. He entitles this chapter "The Automated Jungle," with a pun on the word "jungle," for Upton Sinclair's novel. Most, if not all Americans assume that the meat they purchase is "inspected" ...

(5 pages) 71 0 3.5 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

What was the outcome of Upton Sinclair's "The Jungle"?

Upton's Sinclair's The Jungle was a novel based on one employee who worked for a Chicago's meat-pack ... This began a series of events which eventually developed the Pure Food and Drug Administration Act.Upton Sinclair's novel described the daily routines of the meat-packing industry. Poisoned carcasses ... eave their costs for the entire time they work, and are given to uncleanly practices" . However, in Upton Sinclair's novel, Jurgis (the employee) mentions the packers, of course had spied in all the u ...

(8 pages) 90 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Jungle"a novel by Upton Sinclair about the meat packing industry of United States during the industrial revolution.

ch meant the rich are going to get richer and the poor will only get poorer and eventually die out. Upton Sinclair, a well rounded in socialist circles writer, was shocked by the way the working class ... way consumers were being hoaxed, and as a result he writes The Jungle in 1905.In writing The Jungle Upton Sinclair wanted to expose the evils of capitalism, and the suffering of the wage earners. Sinc ...

(4 pages) 115 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is about injustices during the progressive movements in the late 1800's, early 1900's.

using developments that were dirty and poor.There was also abuse in industries. This was exposed by Upton Sinclair(Document 2). One of his most well known novels was The Jungle, which showed the abuse ...

(3 pages) 57 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Jungle's Contribution to a Nation's Reform- Exploration of Upton Sinclair's work

ongress to change the course of history. In this essay, I will explore the heinousness described in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and illustrate how this novel paved the way towards strict regulation an ... orrupt industries.The Jungle exposed the unknown horros of the meat packing industry to the public. Upton Sinclair spent seven weeks in the stockyards district of Chicago gathering background informat ...

(3 pages) 97 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Progressive Era and Gilded Age

who dug up the dirt or muck of the monopolies and the harsh practices of trusts, such muckrakers as Upton Sinclair, Ida Tarbell, and Lincoln Steffens. Presidential leadership was first put into practi ...

(3 pages) 113 0 3.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Actions and contributions of Andrew Carnegie and Upton Sinclair

ibutions of certain individuals have had an enormous impact upon American society. Andrew Carnegie, Upton Sinclair and are a few individuals that had a profound affect on the past and the present. Eve ... rusts. Another influential individual that had a profound affect on the American society was Upton Sinclair. With the increase of wealth in the American society during the Industrial Revolution ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Socialist Progressivism,

Upton Sinclair's book "The Jungle" describes working conditions in turn of the century meat packing ... he meat packing industry were particularly horrendous at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1906 Upton Sinclair shed light on the topic of poor conditions in these factories in his book entitled, " ... Chicago alone..." Obviously the word was getting out that Socialism was on the rise.In Conclusion, Upton Sinclair's book, "The Jungle", was intended to bring the truth about not only the meat packing ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Quick review of Upton Sinclair's "THE JUNGLE"

Upton Sinclair's The Jungle is a very powerful piece of literature devoted to shaking the corrupt fo ...

(4 pages) 29 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

AP American History - Compare and discuss Upton Sinclair's THE JUNGLE, Orwell's 1984 and progressive American politics - Bibliography Included!

e horrible truths of the meatpacking industry and spurred Congress to change the course of history. Upton Sinclair's imagery and description of the conditions of meat packing plants and meat, in her b ... active involvement of Theodore Roosevelt, who was repulsed by slaughterhouse practices described in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, which successfully overcame the lawmakers' reluctance, and on June 30, ...

(4 pages) 39 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biography of Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair was known as a strong socialist and wrote political, religious, and educational books ... y genres, often advocating Socialist views, and achieving popularity in the early twentieth century.Upton was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 20th, 1878. His father was a poor alcoholic, whil ... itzer Prize in 1942. He had published more than ninety books by the time he died, November 25, 1968.Upton Sinclair was a successful writer, politic, and socialist. Though all of these topics were line ...

(1 pages) 782 0 2.3 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Friedrich Engels and Upton Sinclair: Chicago and Manchester

Friedrich Engels and Upton Sinclair's works of literature both had one agenda: exposure of workplace and housing conditio ... literature both had one agenda: exposure of workplace and housing conditions and workplace reform. Upton Sinclair's exposure of urban problems was different from that of Engels because Sinclair's wri ... ent from that of Engels because Sinclair's writings and effort had an impact on government policy. "Upton Sinclair attacked the meat-packing industry in The Jungle, and Congress responded to the uproa ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Jungle": A Critical Look at the Progressive Era

ly by owners of meat-processing factories. His main reason was to encourage socialism writing this, Upton Sinclair caused many food laws to be passed. With his graphic portrayal of the life horrors of ... exploited loose their human characteristics and begin to seem animal-like and savage.For his novel, Upton Sinclair was considered one of the most influential "muckrakers" of his time. The book really ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Muckraker

of business and the corruption in politics. Two of the most famous muckrakers were Ida Tarbell and Upton Sinclair on the 20th century. Michael Moore is also a muckraker who has helped people see the ... ican novelist, essayist, playwright, and short story writer, who's works reflect socialistic views. Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Books comforted the young Sinclair, who started to w ...

(3 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Jungle

n this notion of reform, and "˜response to industrialization and its social by-products,' that Upton Sinclair's The Jungle took hold of the American sentiment and turned it inside out. Whether on ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Huckleberry Finn And The Jungle

e characters are The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (AHF) by Mark Twain (MT) and The Jungle (TJ) by Upton Sinclair (US). Although each novel takes place in different parts of the Continental United St ... Works Cited Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. New York: Bantam Books, 1981 Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle. New York: Signet Classic, 1906

(6 pages) 589 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Upton Sinclair

Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland. His family came from the ruined Southern aristocracy ... ire. She hated alcohol and did not even drink coffee or tea. The family moved to New York City when Upton was ten, and at fourteen he entered New York City College. He graduated in 1897 and went to Co ... e but it worked. It grabbed everyone’s attention.There were also many successes in the life of Upton Sinclair. Sinclair won the Pulitzer Prize in 1943 for his novel Dragon's Teeth (1942) about th ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Upton Sinclairs book The Jungl

Upton Sinclair, he wrote a book called "The Jungle". The book was about the meat packing industry's ... meat packing industry's in Chicago. What would the city of Chicago's meat industry be like without Upton Sinclair? The book described what the meat industry's were putting in the meat that the people ... e meat industry's were putting in the meat that the people of Chicago ate back in the early 1900's. Upton Sinclair was a muckraker in the 1900's, this period of time (the 1900's). Upton Sinclair and T ...

(2 pages) 350 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Upton sinclairs book the jungl

Upton Sinclair, he wrote a book called "The Jungle". The book was about the meat packing industry's ... meat packing industry's in Chicago. What would the city of Chicago's meat industry be like without Upton Sinclair? The book described what the meat industry's were putting in the meat that the people ... e meat industry's were putting in the meat that the people of Chicago ate back in the early 1900's. Upton Sinclair was a muckraker in the 1900's, this period of time (the 1900's). Upton Sinclair and T ...

(2 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues