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Theodore Dreiser is an American novelist that witness the era of enormous industrial change in America It picture the lives of the poor is society because Dreiser had experienced poverty both as a child and an adult he depict the lives of the rich as he was journalist who was everyday in close contact with event of people life Sister Carrie one of his novels that represent the struggle of the poor girl who find her way up the social scale Carrie is the protagonist of the story who lives in an industrial and commoditized society in which people find their identity in items of consumption Carrie as a young woman whose attachment to her family is faint she decided to leave her small town home to the city of Chicago The declared purpose of this journey is Carries need to find work The year Dreiser assigns to Carries migration is 1889 and her search for labor in the closest major city reflects a national trend as glimpsed in the titles of contemporaneous texts such as the US Bureau of LaborsWorking Women in Large Cities1888 and the Massachusetts Bureau of LaborsThe Working Girls of Boston1889 In 1890 one year after Dreiser imagines Carries arrival in Chicago women made up seventeen percent of the national labor force with women between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four forming the largest proportion of this group When Carrie left her home at age of eighteen its hard to predict where she is going or what she is going to face She might meet people that can help her to reach her dream or she quickly assume that cosmopolitan standard of virture become worse when Carrie arrived in Chicago and settled in with her sister and her husband she began to notice that living in Chicago was not going to be as easy as she thought She had to find a job and pay rent also buy the things that
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