Chapter One Of Jerry Cormier's The Joy Luck Club

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The most valuable idea in chapter one is Jerry will go through pain and exhaustion for a spot on the football team. Jerry perseveres through all the hard drills to prove to the coach he is worth making the football team. (Cormier 5)

The most valuable idea in chapter two is Jerry was assigned the “chocolates” prank by Archie but Obie disagreed that he should be the one because his mom passed away recently. (Cormier 15)

The most valuable idea in chapter three is Jerry wishes he could dress more casually like some kids on the street but he cannot due to Trinity’s strict dress code of a shirt and tie. Jerry was accused of being a “square boy” meaning he has a routine he follows every day with no interruptions. (Cormier 20)

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The most valuable idea in chapter twenty-four is Brother Leon was not supposed to buy the chocolates with school money. He has to pay the money back and Archie has to help him make the profit otherwise The Vigils reputation will be gone. (Cormier 165)

The most valuable idea in chapter twenty-five is Archie tells Jerry that he is going to start accepting the chocolate sales the next day and stop refusing to. (Cormier 173)

The most valuable idea in chapter twenty-six is Jerry finds the number to the girl he has been admiring but she thinks it is someone else. When Brother Leon did roll call Jerry still said no to selling any boxes of chocolates. (Cormier 176)

The most valuable idea in chapter twenty-seven is The Vigils are afraid they are losing respect at Trinity. Archie thought up of a new plan to raise money. (Cormier 186)

The most valuable idea in chapter twenty-eight is Jerry has nightmares about being harassed and failing his art class. The nightmare was a symbol of something going on in his life. (Cormier
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The most valuable idea in chapter thirty-two is Jerry and his dad keeps getting calls from bullies at school that will not leave Jerry alone. (Cormier 219)

The most valuable idea in chapter thirty-three is Emile’s assignment from The Vigils was to get underneath Jerry’s skin and harass him. Emile is still trying to make his way into Vigil. (Cormier 222)

The most valuable idea in chapter thirty-four is all the boxes have been sold except for Jerry’s fifty boxes. The next night Jerry will be raffling off his chocolates. (Cormier 229)

The most valuable idea in chapter thirty-five is Jerry and Archie have agreed to fight one another in front of the school. Emile hates being labeled as a bad guy and is still unsure about his willingness to trust Archie. (Cormier 237)

The most valuable idea in chapter thirty-six is the boxing match is about to happen between Jerry and Archie. Obie is still trying to get revenge on Archie. (Cormier 245)

The most valuable idea in chapter thirty-seven is during the fight the lights go out. Archie comes to find Brother Jaques hand on the light switch telling him he is the villain. (Cormier

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