The Chocolate War | Study Guide

Robert Cormier

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Author

Robert Cormier

Year Published

1974

Type

Novel

Genre

Drama

Perspective and Narrator

The Chocolate War is told from a third-person omniscient perspective. As the viewpoint shifts among the boys and teachers at Trinity, the "war's" effects on the entire school community become apparent.

Tense

The Chocolate War is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title

The action of The Chocolate War centers on an annual chocolate sale at a private Catholic high school. When protagonist Jerry Renault refuses to participate in the sale, he sparks a "war" with members of the school's secret society, The Vigils.

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