The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

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In "The Chocolate War", how have Jerry and his father handled their grief? Is there any way Jerry and his father could have supported each other more?

In "The Chocolate War", how have Jerry and his father handled their grief?

Is there any way Jerry and his father could have supported each other more?

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Jerry's mother died after a long devastating illness. 

"Jerry was overcome with rage, a fiery anger that found him standing at her coffin in silent fury. He was angry at the way the disease had ravaged her.  He was angry at his inability to do anything about saving her." 

"His father was a stranger during those terrible days, like a sleepwalker going through the motions, like a puppet being...

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