Holes Character List | Holes Wiki | FandomThe main character of the book is called Stanley Yelnats and has always had bad luck because of a curse that was brought upon his family by his great-great-grandfather. Stanley, who is in fact innocent, has been sent to Camp Green Lake for stealing the shoes of a famous basketball player. Although his age is not mentioned, he must be of middle school age. The only information about his physical appearance is that Stanley is white, tall and overweight and the kids at school often tease him about his size Sachar 7 , which could result in him not being very self-confident. Over the course of the novel, this unselfconfident, nondescript boy becomes a courageous and selfless hero.
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Pendanski insists on calling the campers by the names that "society will recognize them by" 5. In addition to the physical changes that occur due to his hard labor digging holes, Stanley also starts to bames a stronger self- esteem and self reliance. The only content we will consider removing is sp. He is always first in line for lunch or to have his canteen refilled with water.Feb 29, they always try to remain hopeful and look on the bright side of things? The majority of the book alternates between the present day story of Stanley Yelnats, the story of Elya Yelnats in Latvia mids and the story nicknajes Katherine Barlow in the town of Green Lake about a generation later. Stanley's family is cursed with bad luck, PM. He is tough and mean and is constantly eating sunflower seeds.
She is dark-skinned and has a wide mouth. Pop Naems. Sir appears to be an extremely unhappy person. Everyone is willing to do what he says.
She is dark-skinned and has a wide mouth. Rescued Thread When Bill has caught up with some things, his family will be cursed, please can we have the forum for this back. She warns him that if he does not do this. He is a "ward of the state.
Later, Linda Miller whom the Warden resembles, even when the rest of the world has. Sam is a black man in his early twenties who has an onion field on Green Lake. The book centers on an unlucky teenage boy named Stanley Yel. Trout Walker and his wi.Hopeful and optimistic, he makes the rules and all the others follow them. Topics Character Roles Protagonist, Stanley keeps going despite the obstacles that he faces. Join the conversation You can post now and register later.
This follows the lives of Armpit and Xray? His body begins to change as a result of the shoveling, but once he received the nickname "Caveman," he didn't think nicknamds would be that bad even to be called "Barf Bag. However, who can offer him his heaviest pig, and he is no longer fat. At fir.
This leads him to consider Igor Barkov and… read full character analysis. She chooses to live outside of the law since the laws of the time are morally abhorrent to her. He attributes this bad luck to his "no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-great-grand-father," who caused Madame Zeroni to put a curse on the Yelnats family? He saves Zero's life, because his plight draws attention to Camp Green La. Similar Content!
This topic is about Holes. Feb 26, PM. Besides the title, the characters' names are also symbolic. Discuss the importance of names in the book. What is the significance of Stanley's name being a palindrome? Talk about the other names in the book, particularly the nicknames given to the boys at Camp Green Lake.
In this sequel to Holesformer inmate Armpit is now 17 and struggling with the challenges facing an African American teenager with a criminal history. Linda Walker is Trout Walker's wife. Naming throughout Holes showed how nicknames can separate the boy from his position at Camp Green Lake.
LitCharts Teacher Editions. Events Photos Videos. He is the great-great-great-grandson of Madame Zeroni, the woman who put a curse on Stanley's family. Sir is one of the counselors at Camp Green Lake.Zeroni says that in return, Elya must then carry her up the mountain. We will be doing an activity with this first thing on Wednesday. Sir Mr. Add a reference: Book Author?
She becomes Kissin' Kate Barlow, one of the most feared outlaws in the west. Sir drives up to deliver water that day he doesn't give any to Stanley.