The Question and Answer section for The Chocolate War is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
THEY MURDERED HIM. As he turned to take the ball, a dam burst against the side of his head and a hand grenade shattered his stomach. Engulfed by nausea, he pitched toward the grass. His mouth encountered gravel, and he spat frantically, afraid that some
The use of figurative language helps us to understand the ferocity of the hit he endured. But in reality, the game was not a literal war.... there was no dam, nor was there a hand grenade.
".... a dam burst against the side of his head and a hand...
Is this related tom the chocolate war?
I think they asked Jerry.