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Twelve lessons have students examine the novel’s plot, characters, and themes; study the historical context, including the work of other muckrakers; learn about naturalism, shifts in immigration patterns, and Sinclair’s combination of muckraking story with socialist propaganda; and analyze political cartoons, figurative language, and point of view. Grades 9–12. 95 pages.
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