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    In Chapter 33, Stanley has left camp and is walking through the desert, looking for Zero. No one follows Stanley, and he debates turning back but decides to keep going in the hopes of finding his...

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    The warden called Stanley by his nickname, Caveman. All of the boys are called by nicknames instead of their real names at Camp Green Lake. The warden is less interested in the boys’ development...

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    Most of the similarities between Zero and Stanley are based on their personalities. For example, both are adventurous. Zero and Stanley both run away from the camp into the desert, with no water or...

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    One value reflected in the book Holes is the importance of friendship. In the book, there is a tremendous value placed on friendship. Stanley actually becomes quite happy with his situation...

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    Louis Sachar's Holes tells the story of 14-year-old Stanley Yelnats, whose family has been cursed with bad luck for generations. This curse manifests in Stanley's life when he is accused of...

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    Stanley almost gags on the cereal because it is too sweet and he has eaten nothing but onions for a week. Stanley and Zero escape Camp Green Lake and run off into the desert. There is no actual...

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    Clyde Livingstone is a minor character in the book Holes by Louis Sachar, but his shoes play a much more prominent role in the story. Livingstone was a superstar baseball player who had grown up in...

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    Justice is one of the major themes in Louis Sachar's book Holes. To get started writing your essay, you might want to try doing some brainstorming by writing down what you already think or know...

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    Sam says that onions can cure everything. Sam is known as “the onion man.” He claims that his donkey Mary Lou is fifty years old, and her old age and good health are a result of eating...

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    Mr. Pedanski says that digging holes is supposed to build character. Stanley is sent to Camp Green Lake for stealing a famous ball player’s shoes. They actually fell on his head. It was an...

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    Mr. Sir gave up smoking and replaced it with eating sunflower seeds. He carries his bag around with him daily, snacking on sunflower seeds. Magnet steals Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds one day....

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    The Warden, from the book Holes, is related to Charles and Linda Walker. We are told that the Warden is a direct descendant of those two. The story of Charles/Trout Walker is a bit convoluted,...

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    Elya told Myra to choose Igor because she did not really love him, and she proved self-centered. In the past, there is the story of Elya Yelnats and Myra Menke. Elya is in love with Myra. So is...

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    Zero doesn’t like the way “ward of the state” sounds, but does not know what it means. To be a ward of the state means that you have no parents, and you are in foster care. Zero’s mother...

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    X-Ray tells Stanley to give him the tube because he has been there longest and deserves a day off. As unofficial leader, X-Ray seems to have a lot of power over the group. For example, he chooses...

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    Life is not so pleasant for the boys at Camp Green Lake in Holes. However, X-Ray can help. He's the leader of the pack, the one who assigns the other boys nicknames, and the one who often will...

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    In the novel Holes, by Louis Sachar, God is called on to mete out punishment to Katherine and Sam, two characters in the back story. Sam is an African American man and Katherine is a white American...

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    In the book Holes by Louis Sachar, Stanley Yelnats is a young man who has been sent off to a sort-of detention facility with dozens of other young men. Part of the punishment for those at the...

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    No, Camp Green Lake does not live up to its name in the present day. The name is ironic, the opposite of what actually faces the boys, like Zero, when they arrive at this remote locale. The name...

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    The interesting thing about the novel Holes is that one could make an argument that the plot is driven by fate OR free will. Certainly the idea of Stanley's family curse does seem to tie everything...

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    Stanley learns Zigzag has harbored a grudge and can be violent. All of the boys at Camp Green Lake go by nicknames. The nicknames are generally not flattering. Stanley’s nickname is Caveman....

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    Stanley Yelnats, the main character in Holes by Louis Sachar, is sent to Camp Green Lake. The "camp" isn't really a camp at all, but a juvenile detention facility. It's not a very pleasant place....

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    Madame Zeroni believes that Mayra is dumb and worthless and tells him to carry a pig up a mountain. The book Holes involves interrelated plots that take place in the present and in the past. In...

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    There are several clues in the novel that suggest Zero has mixed feelings about digging holes. In an early scene, Stanley notices that despite being the smallest boy at the camp, Zero is the...

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    To answer this question, we must think back on the plotline about Elya Yelnats and Madame Zeroni. Elya was in love with Myra Menke and wanted to earn her love in return. When Myra's father says he...

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    After taking the blame for eating Mr. Sir's sunflower seeds, Stanley returns from his uncomfortable visit with the Warden to find that his hole has already been finished for him. He notices that...

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    The curse was blamed on Stanley's "no-good-dirty-rotten pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather." It has made it impossible for the Yelnats family to ever truly succeed at anything they try and their...

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  • Black Holes and Baby Universes
    The brilliant astrophysicist writes in his opening chapter "Childhood" that what some saw as his early academic shortcomings, especially his deficient handwriting ability that exacerbated his...

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    The book Holes, by Louis Sachar, tells the story of 14-year-old Stanley Yelnats, whose family has been cursed with bad luck for generations. The curse began when his great-great-grandfather, Elya...

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    Stanley is surprised to see his hole mostly dug for him. Stanley was sent to Camp Green Lake juvenile detention center for supposedly stealing an athlete’s shoes. He actually found them (they...

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    Stanley knows that the gold tube is a lipstick tube because he remembers his mother’s lipstick tubes. Stanley recognizes the tube as a lipstick tube when he remembers that he has seen lipstick...

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    To answer the question, one needs to scrutinise the context in which the event occurred. Kate was the local school teacher and much loved by the children. She fell in love with Sam, 'the onion...

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    There are several stories being told in parallel in the book and one of them is the story of Stanley's great-great-grandfather Elya Yelnats. He is the one who is blamed for the generations-long...

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    The Warden is looking for the long lost treasure of Kissin' Kate Barlow. Kissin' Kate Barlow got her name from the lipstick mark that she left on the men that she killed and robbed. Barlow turned...

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    There are really three parallel stories happening in the book. The first is the one happening in the present day involving Stanley Yelnats IV. His story revolves around getting charged with...

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    In Louis Sachar's novel Holes, Counselor Pendanski is a sympathetic character who appears to have the protagonist's best interests at heart. When Stanley arrives at camp, Pendanski is the second...

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    Stanley is fourteen years old and one of his major character traits is his feeling of inferiority. He thinks the curse that has been on his family also affects him and so feels like he should...

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    Holes is packed as tight with conflict as the dry dirt beds of Camp Green Lake are packed with dirt. The book's author, Louis Sachar, doesn't throw just one type of conflict at Stanley, the book's...

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    In Chapter 7 of Louis Sachar's Holes, we learn that Stanley's great-great-grandfather Elya Yelnats was taught to sing a lullaby to the pig the gypsy woman gave him to carry. As a result of a...

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    In the book Holes, we are introduced to Stanley, a young boy sent to a camp after being charged with a crime he didn't commit. The book takes us on an emotional journey of heartache, gypsy curses,...

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    X-Ray got his nickname because he wore glasses. He claims he can see through people. X-Ray wore glasses, which were quite dirty and so thick it seemed to Stanley that he could barely see through...

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    Louis Sachar's Holes is a novel which realistically depicts a camp for troubled boys. One of the identifiable themes of the novel illustrates the decision to not getting into trouble because one...

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    Stanley, the protagonist of Holes, is a dynamic character indeed. This means that from the beginning of the story till the end, he does not remain the same. He grows, changes, and adapts, and as a...

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    Man vs. fate is an external conflict, and is essentially the same thing as man vs. nature. Fate is what is going to happen to you that you have no control over. Due to the fact that you have no...

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    The ancestral curse under which Stanley Yelnats and his family live is broken when Stanley carried Zero down from the Big Thumb. This of course reverses the failure of his great-great-grandfather...

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    The main conflict in the book Holes was that Stanley was sent to prison for something he did not do, and it was resolved when he helped shut down Camp Green Lake (and found out Zero took the...

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    The setting’s impact on the characters comes from the unique influence of Camp Green Lake, before and after. In the past, it was a lake and a town. In the present, it is a camp for juvenile...

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    This book which is often studied in English class seems to effectively combine a series of different genres to create a compelling read. As a young adult book, there is of course the genre of the...

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    In the novel Holes by Louis Sachar, punishment seems to be the main activity other than digging holes. One of the main themes in the novel is justice and justice in this case requires punishment....

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