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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 be admired. They reflected Sam and how he acted, humble and nothing to hide. They also show how there can be more to someone or their situation, you must ‘peel back the layers’ to discover more about them. The main character of the story is not…

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    to dig holes in the hot sun. Moving along in the story Stanley gets to know the other boys at the camp but he becomes great friends with one in particular. They become very close and they both run away from the camp. After they run away the set out to what they call gods thumb. On their journey up the mountain something happens the breaks the curse on Stanley’s family forever and reunites Stanley’s friend with his mom who he has not seen in many years The setting of the story takes place mainly…

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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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    Holes, by Louis Sachar is a story chronicling the experiences of a young boy in the wrong place at the wrong time. Upon being unjustly sentenced, he decides to spend 18 months at “Camp Green Lake” instead of prison. Unfortunately, all does not go to plan for Stanley as it turns out he must dig a hole a day for 18 months in the desert. One question lingers in Stanley’s head. What are they looking for? In the search for a hundred year old treasure, the main character Stanley will make friendships,…

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    Holes Have you ever been accused of something that you didn’t do? Well, the book Holes by Louis Sachar is about a young boy named Stanley who ended up being in the wrong place at the wrong time and got accused of something that he didn’t do.The main idea of Holes is about growing up because Stanley shows that he can take responsibility, he has youth, and Zero starts his learning. “I stole it from your truck”(Sachar, page 86). That’s what Stanley said after he got caught with Mr.Sir’s bag of…

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    ”A lot of people don 't believe in curses. A lot of people don 't believe in yellow-spo 'ed lizards either, but if one bites you, it doesn 't make a difference whether you believe in it or not.” With a cursed family that follows generations; one boy is destined to change it all. Stanley Yelnats, aided by history, let’s his future become apparent. A story that represents an everlasting friendship is brought together by fate. Holes takes us through Stanley’s life as the kid who has always been in…

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    Louis Sachar's Holes

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    It is human nature for each of us to believe that we are the unluckiest person in the world. Some would argue, however, that Stanley Yelnats Ⅳ is even worse off. Although many readers and even Stanley himself seems to think that he is ill-fated and 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…

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    The novel Holes by Louis Sachar is a comedy adventure fiction novel that tells the story of Stanley Yelnats in a third person point of view. The setting of this novel takes place in Camp Green Lake which is a juvenile detention center. Once at Camp Green Lake inmates are forced to dig holes through the day. The novel takes place in present day, but deals with a lot of flashbacks that happen through the novel. The main character in the novel is Stanley Yelnats, he is an overweight, shy,…

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    Have you ever been in a difficult situation without the support of your family? In Holes by Louis Sachar, Stanley was struggling with difficult situations, but he had support from family and friends. Therefore, the theme in a hole is friends and family help you when you are struggling. I can see this in the beginning of the story, the middle, and the end of the story. In the beginning, Stanley was getting bullied a lot. In the middle Stanley, Stanley leaves camp to find Zero, due to Zero running…

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    Stanley should no go to Camp Green Lake. I think sending Stanley to Camp Green Lake was a mistake because he was just at the wrong place at the wrong time. It's like saying he is a thief . Who Just walks with Clyde Livingston's shoes when everyone is panicking about where the shoes are. The first reason is that Camp Green Lake isn’t a Camp, the place is just a cruel punishment.My other reason that Stanley shouldn't go to Camp Green Lake is because most people say it’s a torture Camp.…

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