Quotes In The Book Holes

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The adventurous novel Holes by Louis Sachar narrates the story of a boy named Stanley
Yelnats, he lives in a small house with his mom, dad, and his grandfather. During the novel there is a part where the narrator explains how when he was walking home from school he a pair of shoes fall out from nowhere, he picks them up and started walking and the police ran after him, the police started accusing him that he stole them. Stanley family had always had bad luck thanks to his no-good-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grandfather. Stanley went off to camp and actually made some friends, not like where he lived where a boy smaller than him bullied him for being fat. Stanley got to choose if he wanted to go to jail or if he wanted to go to a camp, he
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Stanley has always had bad luck since he was born. Stanley always to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. Stanley never had one moment without nothing happening to him, and he couldn't do anything that would cause something bad thanks to the curse. Since his great great grandfather had broken that promise every generation of his family had bad luck, “He was innocent of the crime which he was convicted. He‟d just been in the wrong place at the wrong time. ”
Stanley during Camp Green Lake undergoes some emotional changes. When Zero first asks him to teach him how to read he refuses, and starts to seem less caring to the reader:
“His muscles and hands weren't the only part of his body that had toughened... His heart had hardened as well.” (P.82)
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He would also be very caring towards everyone he would treat his parents very well and he would do a lot of favors for them.Stanley during Camp Green Lake has some emotional changes when Zero first asks him to teach him how to read he refuses:
“His muscles and hands weren't the only part of his body that had toughened... His heart had hardened as well.” (P.82)
The words „toughened‟ and „hardened‟ help the reader understand how he has changed since the beginning since as before going to Camp Green Lake he was a very sensitive boy who wouldn't be rude or disrespectful.
During Camp Green Lake, Stanley starts having some changes, one of the most noticeable ones in the physical change that Stanley is able to determine during Camp. Stanley has changed physically during Camp Green Lake:
“Less than thirty minutes after Magnet returned to Camp, Stanley spat into his hole.” (P.81)
The words „less than thirty minutes‟ and „spat into his hole‟ suggest to the reader how he has toughened and how strong he has become by going to Camp Green
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