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    Holes By Sachar

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    “A lot of people don't believe in curses. A lot of people don't believe in yellow-spotted lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn't make a difference whether you believe in it or not” (Sachar 41). Holes is a humorous take on the classic ‘adventure’ genre in children’s literature. It seamlessly blends several different themes and moods into one riveting story. It carries heavy ideas and scenarios, but with a whimsical and goofy air that entrances readers of any age. The symbolism the story carries, the way the reader can relate to Stanley, and the unwavering moral compass the story passes to young readers make this a classic adventure novel. The unique symbolism in Holes rivals no other. One symbol that followed the plot the entire way is the weather. Not only does the dry and barren atmosphere represent Stanley’s outlook during his arrival at Camp Green Lake, it also symbolizes the despair and violence that poisoned the once lovely lake town. The fact that is began to rain just as Stanley and Zero were being released reversed the stain on the area caused by so much. Another unlikely symbol is the onions. Not only did the fragrant vegetables allow Stanley and Zero to survive on the mountaintop, they represent something to…

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    Holes By Louis Sachar

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    Have you ever had to carry your friend up a mountain? Stanley yelnats had to in the story Holes by Louis Sachar Stanley Yelnats “steals” a pair of famous pair shoes and gets sent to prison camp and he's forced into digging holes. Zero (Stanley's friend) runs away and stanley has to go find zero in a desert wasteland, will stanley find zero, read the book to find out. The theme of holes is growing up because stanley is innocent because he didn't steal the shoes, he…

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    together by fate. Holes takes us through Stanley’s life as the kid who has always been in the wrong place at the wrong time. A story that ties together the importance of historical struggles and the benefits of our friendship, Louis Sachar’s Holes creates dynamic depth through the creative use of characters and theme to create and add heart…

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    Louis Sachar Holes

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    “Holes” by Louis Sachar was published in 1998 from Scholastic Publishing. It has received a Newbury Medal and the National Book Award. The book follows the story of Stanley Yelnats, a poor boy with bad luck due to his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great- grandfather. Stanley is accused of stealing a baseball players shoes that were up for auction at a homeless shelter, a crime he did not commit. He is sent to Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention camp , for his punishment. The camp is…

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    Holes Stanley Quotes

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    “There is no lake at Camp Green Lake. There once was a very large lake, the largest lake in Texas. That was over 100 years ago. Now it’s just a dry flat wasteland.” (Sachar 3) But Stanley didn’t know that. Little did Stanley this camp would change his life forever. In the novel “Holes” destiny forces Stanley to encounter situations, and he chooses which path to follow. Stanley changes from weak and shy to happy and self reliant because of how Sachar describes him showing weakness,…

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    Holes By Louis Sachar

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    Holes, written by the excellent author, Louis Sachar, is an adventure and mystery book with a humorous touch. The story takes place mainly at the hot and humid Camp Green Lake, a juvenile detention facility where there is no lake, and no happy campers. In place of what used to be "the largest lake in Texas" is now a dry, flat, sunburned wasteland. It hasn’t rained there for over a hundred years. The only living plants there were two large trees and a hammock stretched out between the trees. Of…

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    Stanley Yelnats Holes

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    Holes Stanley Yelnats lived in an undersized apartment and has very bad luck and is constantly in the wrong place at the wrong time. throughout the book he is accused of stuff because of his bad luck. Stanley Yelnats lived inside of an undersized apartment near texas. He was walking home from school and someone threw a pair of shoes at him he was convicted of stealing the shoes and he went to court and was sentenced to detention camp, at camp green lake. At camp green lake stanley was…

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    Holes By Louis Sachar

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    My book report was on the book Holes by Louis Sachar. The main character is a 14-year-old boy named Stanley Yelnats. Stanley is framed and accused of stealing a famous athlete shoes, when they flew from the sky and landed on him. Stanley is given the option of either going to jail or a special camp for troubled boys. The camp is called camp Green Lake and is described as a fun summer camp. When Stanley arrives to camp green lake he realizes it’s in the dry dessert in the middle of nowhere and…

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    Holes By Louis Sachar

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    Have you ever had to carry your friend up a mountain? Stanley yelnats had to in the story Holes by Louis Sachar Stanley Yelnats “steals” a pair of famous shoes and gets sent to prison camp and he's forced to dig holes. Zero (Stanley's friend) runs away and stanley has to go find zero in a desert wasteland, will stanley find zero, read the book to find out. The theme of holes is growing up because stanley is innocent because he didn't steal the shoes, he learning from…

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    Louis Sachar's Holes

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    always in the wrong place at the wrong time, the entirety of Louis Sachar’s novel, Holes, says otherwise. In fact, everything that has happened to Stanley and his family in the past and throughout the present setting of the novel happened for a reason. Even the situations that seem completely absurd and unnecessary, such as Stanley getting hit in the head with Clyde Livingston’s shoes, are all linked to each other on a timeline of fate so that a Yelnats could repay a Zeroni. If the story of…

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