Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing

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What is Jerry and his mom's class background in "Through the Tunnel"?

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Readers are not expressly told what social class Jerry and his mom belong to, so readers are going to have to infer this answer. I think it is safe to assume that they belong to a middle class or higher. Jerry's family obviously has enough money to vacation to another country for more than a day or two. On top of that, their vacation is a beach vacation,...

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