portrays the lack of hygiene among Chicago meat-packing plants (1906). [Am. Lit.: The Jungle, Payton, 356]
novel exposed harrowing moral, economic, and hygienic conditions in the meat-packing industry. [Am. Lit.: Upton Sinclair The Jungle]
See: Social Protest
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