The Jungle

The Jungle


Upton Sinclair

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Nicholas Schliemann Character Analysis

Nicholas Schliemann is a vehement and intelligent advocate of socialism who speaks at length during a pro-socialist meeting held at Fisher's house. He sees socialism as a way to realize his vision of an egalitarian utopia, which he describes at length in the hopes of enlightening an anti-socialist magazine editor.
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Nicholas Schliemann Character Timeline in The Jungle

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Chapter 31
The Horrors of the Meatpacking Industry Theme Icon
Labor Rights and Socialism Theme Icon
...prominent anti-socialist magazine editor, about the horrors of the meat industry. Also in attendance is Dr. Nicholas Schliemann , an erudite Swede who speaks eloquently and powerfully about the way institutions of government... (full context)
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Another guest, a socialist preacher named Lucas, objects to Schliemann's sweeping denunciation of religion. The two argue back and forth until they are asked to... (full context)