Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing

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In "Through the Tunnel" what is the relationship between Jerry and his mother?

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We are presented with a very awkward relationship between the protagonist of this excellent short story and his mother as Jerry is on the threshold of adulthood and his mother struggles to work out how best to give him limited independence whilst trying to ensure his safety. Note how we see a conflict between them right at the beginning of the story when she...

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