Jerry In John Steinbeck's Through The Tunnel

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Through The Tunnel is about a boy named Jerry who is eleven, him and his mom are on vacation. Jerry wants to be able to get through the tunnel, but is worried that he will not be able to get through it. This causes him to start training on how long he can stay underwater while holding his breath. After the first day of practicing he had a horrible nosebleed and was looked pale. Jerry and his mom are extremely close, he is also an only child. When his mother goes to the big beach and leaves him in the bay, which he calls his own beach. Jerry and his mother’s relationship is confusing because she wants him to stay with him but yet again she wants him to go explore without her. This makes it complicated for Jerry to go through
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