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If you read The Jungle by Upton Siclair please read?

If you read The Jungle by Upton Siclair please read? Topic: Essays on my dream country
July 24, 2019 / By Quibilah
Question: Can you please help me on some background information about Jurgis; such as age when he migrated his journey over to chicago and how hard it was? please and thankyou I really need help on knowing about his journey for an essay worth many points i need the points please and thankyouu(:
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Mel Mel | 1 day ago
Jurgis Throughout The Jungle, Sinclair’s characters are not so much well-rounded, believable characters as they are representative figures of the immigrant working class as a whole. The greatest evidence of Sinclair’s use of Jurgis to garner sympathy and admiration is that he doesn’t possess any true character flaw. When he acts immorally or selfishly, as when he goes out drinking after Ona’s death or abandons the family after Antanas’s death, we are always meant to understand that he does so out of the hurt and misery that his environment forces upon him. Jurgis’s characteristics are designed to make him appealing to the average American reader of 1906, and at the beginning of the novel, he has no unsympathetic traits. He is young, strong, optimistic, energetic, devoted to his family, and enthusiastic about his new country. He has a powerful belief in the American Dream—the idea that hard work will beget rewards. When Ona worries about the debt that their wedding feast will force them to assume, Jurgis earnestly promises, “I will work harder,” as though doing so will guarantee material success. As Jurgis’s idealism and naïveté are slowly ground into oblivion by the oppressive conditions of life in Packingtown, the pain causes Jurgis to act out of character for long periods of time. The values with which he first equips himself in his pursuit of happiness begin to seem irrelevant: he uses his earnings to drink heavily instead of saving, he abandons his family, and he turns to corruption and crime as a source of income. But at no point are we meant to judge Jurgis harshly or think that he is simply an immoral, uncaring person. On the contrary, we are supposed to bear in mind that he is the exact opposite sort of person. Jurgis presents an idealized portrait of the working poor; his degradation illustrates how capitalism fails the working class. I believe that the story takes place in the 1890's
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Mel Originally Answered: Is it more difficult learning to read Chinese, or Japanese? Which language is the hardest to read?
Manadrin Chinese uses simplified Chinese, which is different than what Japan uses. Cantonese Chinese uses the same kind of kanji that Japan does. There are some differences, but it's mostly the same. Also, Chinese letters have the same reading every time, unlike how Kanji are read in Japanese. They're both pretty difficult and I'm not sure which is easier. Arabic or Thai are pretty hard languages to learn to read from what I hear.
Mel Originally Answered: Is it more difficult learning to read Chinese, or Japanese? Which language is the hardest to read?
adding to fakeuserid51: Charaters of Cantonese Chinese (Traditional Chinese writing system) or Mandarin Chinese (Simplified Chinese writing system) would be read the same, but put into different context would mean differently. eg 女 to generalise female is pronounced as neui in Cantonese or nu in Mandarin, and will always be read as such even if it's combined with another character to make a new word eg 女孩 pronounced as 'neui hai' in Cantonese or 'nu hai' in Mandarin, and the meaning is 'girl'. In Japanese the 女 on its own is 'onna' (same meaning to Chinese), but with other characters eg 女子(joshi - means girl) the 女 is 'jo'; 女神 (megami - means goddess) the character is 'me'; 女人(nyonin - means woman but is not widely used) the character is 'nyo' My first language is English, second being Cantonese Chinese and almost third is Japanese (not quite fluent yet ^^") I found Japanese a lot easier to learn than Chinese, and sadly to say I enjoyed it more than learning Chinese that I'm now actually rather rubbish at it compared to when I was a kid XD The Japanese alphabet was easy to take on and the pronounciation was easy to grasp. In my mom's words 'Japanese requires less tongue-rolling than Chinese' lol As soon as you read out the romaji, without any knowledge of Japanese, you're nearly there at pronouncing like a native, but when it comes to reading the pinyin (romanisation of Mandarin Chinese) you'd be far from it if you don't know how to pronounce q or x or z. Same for Cantonese Chinese. Mandarin is more popular among the Chinese dialects, so if you were to learn Chinese then learn that, but learn the Traditional writing system as most Chinese natives can read it even if they do speak Mandarin.
Mel Originally Answered: Is it more difficult learning to read Chinese, or Japanese? Which language is the hardest to read?
Chinese exclusively uses the borrowed Kanji characters, and then thousands upon thousands more. It's not called Kanji in Chinese. I believe Chinese would overall be more difficult. I am studying Japanese.

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Layton Originally Answered: Book recomendations - please read what I like to read and not just throw random books:)?
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