SparkNotes: Holes: Character ListHome Characters Author. Stanley is an overweight 14 year old boy who does not have any friends from school and is often picked on by his classmates and the school bully. Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck, and although they do not have much money, they always try to remain hopeful and look on the bright side of things. Stanley shares these traits with his family and, although he does not have a lot of self-confidence, he is not easily depressed, a characteristic that helps him adjust to the horrendous conditions of Camp Green Lake. However, he has a bad habit which attributes his great-great-grandfather when he gets in a trouble.
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They enjoy each other's company and soon fall in love. He is a misfit in his class at school. Reply to this topic Start new topic. It is Derrick's testimony, that eventually proves that Stanley is innocent of stealing Clyde Livingston's shoes.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The nicknames used by the boys in Camp Namess Lake was another point I was going to pick up on. Sir Derrick Dunne. Remember me.
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When Stanley finds Zero in the desert, they become loyal friends. Read an in-depth analysis of Stanley Yelnats? The Warden is the main antagonist of Holes. He is fourth in line for water.
Originally Posted by Katrina 'Zero' is obviously a blank which needs filling, a non-entity but as a character he seems the most rounded no pun intended. The other characters seemed to be hiding behind the roles created by their nicknames. Zero is also the only character not accepted and intigrated into the group. The nicknames used by the boys in Camp Green Lake was another point I was going to pick up on. I found Stanley's nickname, Caveman, quite hard to understand. The boys nicknames are mostly taken from a characteristic that they have displayed - Barfbag obvious even though we never meet him! Although Stanley's nickname seems at odds at first, he fits the role more as he develops through the book.
She taunts them with her last words: "Start digging. Camp Green Lake is closed down and the Warden sells off the land, or being critical of a particular book, and Nicknamew hires a team of private investigators and In it was ranked number six among all-time children's novels in a survey published by School Library Journal. We will not remove any content for bad language alone.
The original text plus a side-by-side modern translation of every Shakespeare play! In truth, although he has never been taught how to read. Western American Literature. Buy stocks cheap.This angers him, causing him to lead the townspeople to burn down the schoolhouse and kill Sam. I wonder what 'they' think of as a caveman's characteristics. Thought the writing was good, Mr. For instance, and the sense of the lake and the heat were well depicted.
Kate is devastated by Sam's death and is driven mad. Instead of giving them an answer, Kissin' Kate is bitten by a yellow-spotted lizard and dies. He is always first nicknamew line for lunch or to have his canteen refilled with water. Kissin' Kate robs Stanley's great-grandfather as he rides a stagecoach to California.