Wednesday, March 20, 2019
The Character of Jurgid Rudkis in Upton Sinclairs The Jungle :: Upton Sinclair Jungle Essays
The Character of Jurgid Rudkis in The Jungle         There are lots many sides to a persons personality.  Jurgis Rudkis of Upton Sinclairs novel, The Jungle, is no exception.  Rudkis is a very determined and feel for person.  Conversely, he is in addition strickened with cupidity.  He has both good and evil coexist within him.         Rudkis is a very determined and directed man.  He is ceaselessly eager to work.  He does not let anything stop him and is confident in his ability to get work for himself, unassisted by anyone(pg.35) .  Aware that he needed money, Rudkis does anything and everything to achieve his goals. No matter what he must endure, he always manages to keep his head high and keeps striving toward his dreams.  Rudkiss determination is bidwise displayed when he tries to make a good impression on his boss.  He proves he is not lazy and promptly reports for work in the m orning(pg.46) .         Rudkis is also a caring man. His primary goal is to protect Ona, and when he reaches America, he has every confidence he can do so.  He workings in terrible conditions and endures many hardships merely to keep her happy.  When he disconnected his job, he earned mony immoraly.  He does not do this for himself, but for the offbeat of Ona and the family.  Eventhough he inevidably fails, he does everything in his power to be an ideal husband.         Rudkis, like many other good-hearted people, had to circumb to the evil powers of greed.  He buys an expensive star sign that he could not afford. He could settele for a house of lesser think of that suits his needs just as well, but he doesnt.  Eventhough he is close to conned into buying it, his greed still convinced him.  Shortly after this, he is so eager to get more money, that he starts to behave immoraly.  aft(preno minal) he lost his job due to an injury, he sinks into a emotional state of crime as a foe of society.  He becomes a mugger and a grafter.