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Archie arrogantly plans to alternate between betraying and supporting Leon in a frenzied series of power plays. His first "assignment" is to incite Jerry to refuse to sell any chocolate for ten days.
However, Jerry, inspired after reading a quotation inside his locker: Alfred Prufrock ," feels strangely determined to sell nothing even after the ten days have passed, thus estranging himself from both Leon and The Vigils.
Ultimately, Archie enlists the school bully Emile Janza to beat up Jerry just outside the school, but, even in the aftermath, Jerry maintains his defiant nonconformity.
Finally, Archie concocts a showdown: On the football field, the match is watched by all students, who can select which blows will be laid during the fight through a randomized lottery system; however, the fight ends when a teacher shuts down the electrical power on the field, and Jerry is brutally injured in the ensuing darkness.
Half-conscious, he tells The Goober that there was no way to win and he should have just complied, conceding that it is best, after all, not to "disturb the universe. Critical reception[ edit ] The book was well received by critics.
The New York Times wrote, "The Chocolate War is masterfully structured and rich in theme; the action is well crafted, well timed, suspenseful; complex ideas develop and unfold with clarity.
Cormier is almost unique in his powerful integration of the personal, political and moral"  and The Australian wrote that young readers "recognised his vision as authentic and admired his willingness to tell things as they are".The action-packed classic television series about a widowed rancher, Lucas McCain (Chuck Connors), raising his son, Mark (Johnny Crawford), in New Mexico.
This western series aired on ABC from and is a classic in the genre for its high production standards, character-driven plots, moral lessons and A-list guest stars. A list of all the characters in The Chocolate War.
The The Chocolate War characters covered include: Jerry Renault, Archie Costello, Emile Janza, The Vigils, Obie, Carter, Brother Leon, Roland Goubert, Brian Cochran.
Even though Goober is not there for Jerry at critical points throughout the book, he is Jerry's only ally.
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Jerry and Goober are alike in a number of significant ways. The similarities the two share help to bring them together, creating a mutual sympathy between them. Both boys are "outsiders". They. Alabama Alabama's culinary heritage is a testament to hard-working people with a healthy appetite for tasty food: "The first Europeans to visit Alabama were Spanish seamen in They reported that the Indians feasted on wild turkey, game, fish, melons, and squash.