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  • Holes - 555 Words
    HOLES In the beginning of the novel Holes, by Louis Sachar, Stanley Yelnats is convicted of stealing a pair of sneakers that were supposed to be auctioned to supply a orphanage with money. He didn't deliberately steal the sneakers they hit him in the head after Hector Zeroni stole them and saw the police so he threw them over the bridge. Later in the novel Stanley meets Hector and tells him why he is there and Hector describes what they look like. Stanley was convicted due to lack of evidence...
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  • Holes - 260 Words
    since i'm a college student , holes is the first english novel i have read . it left deep emotions on me , Holes, by Louis Sachar is not only an enjoyable read but a read that will leave you aching for more. It makes you laugh. It makes you sad. It leaves you on the edge of your seat. It helps us understand a bit more about ourselves and about other people. It teaches us that who we truly are lies deep within us and that friendship can bring it out in you. The book is set in the not completely...
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  • holes - 2173 Words
    Being in the wrong place at the wrong time all the time is real bad luck or can really lead you to believe in a curse from generations ago from your no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing-great-grandfather. Louis Sachar has contributed to American literature by writing children’s books, in which his greatest strength as a writer is his creation of imagery that produces imagery in the reader’s head. In the novel Holes, by Louis Sachar one of Sachar’s themes of the novel is that obstructing...
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  • Holes - 756 Words
    “When you spend your hole life in a hole, the only way you can go is up” -Zero In this essay it will be demonstrated that it is possible to climb out of a “hole” if someone has the motivation and determination to do so. Stanley and Zero are example of this. Unfortunately this was not the case for Sam and Lewis (barf-bag). The novel “Holes” show that Stanley did endeavour to overcome his many challenges, Stanley show persistence in spite of how difficult or burdensome the mission...
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  • Holes - 1185 Words
    English 1 per 1 22 July, 2011 Holes 1. A. Zero admitted that he stole Clyde Livingston’s shoes. Zero got his nickname because everyone thinks he has nothing inside his head. B. Madame Zeroni is an old, Egyptian woman who was friends with Stanley’s great- great grandfather. She’s the woman who cursed Stanley’s family. C. Eyla Yelnats is Stanley’s great-great grandfather who caused his whole family to be cursed. D. Stanley goes to Camp Green Lake because he supposedly...
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  • Holes - 776 Words
    Outside reading project "Holes" by Louis Sachar Holes by Louis Sachar is an award-winning fictional story with an ironic setting of " Camp Green Lake", the juvenile delinquent camp where Stanley Yelnats was sent in the beginning of the story. There Stanley was forced to dig five by five holes everyday in the " Dry, flat wasteland" desert, at Camp Green Lake in Texas. It was here where Stanley meet some very interesting people. Each character was different in their own way. This is where...
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  • Holes Essay - 803 Words
    Holes Essay By Tanya Ilagan How would you feel if you had to put up with a family curse for the rest of your life? In this essay I will be discussing the plot, setting, characters, themes and point of view in the novel Holes written by Louis Sachar. The novel Holes is written in an omniscient view as the narrator constantly moves through three different time periods. The narrator describes the thoughts, actions and activities of the characters, especially Stanley as if there was a ‘fly...
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  • Summary of Holes - 594 Words
    Did you ever dig a hole that must be five feet deep and five feet across in every direction on the barren land under the scorching sun every day? Boys at detention center called Camp Green Lake have to do so. Holes is about boys digging holes as a kind of punishment. As the story progresses, friendship reveals its benefits with respect to survival. They are sent to Camp for some reasons to make up mistakes. Building character by various means is indispensible in one’s growth, which can be seen...
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  • Holes Essay - 1606 Words
    Holes Essay: Intro: In the Film Holes different filmic conventions are used to portray characters and construct atmosphere. The film is about a young boy named Stanley Yelnats who follows a journey like his great great great grandfather did. He was sent to Camp Green Lakes for a crime that he did not commit and when he arrived at camp he uncovered some of his family secrets. Techniques such as camera angles, sound effects and color constructs the characters and atmosphere in the film which...
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  • Holes Essay - 535 Words
    Holes Essay Novels are extremely important part in people’s life. They teach us valuable lessons and provide an escape from the real world. Louis Sachar’s novel Holes, allows teenagers to feel for the characters and also allows them to relate to what character is going through. In the novel Holes, there are many characters that teenagers can relate to. One of these characters is Stanley. Stanley is the main character from the novel. When he first arrives at Camp Green Lake Stanley was bullied...
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  • Holes Essay - 765 Words
    English Essay on Holes The film codes and conventions are greatly used in the movie Holes, directed by Andrew Davis, to construct characters and develop the atmosphere. The film is about a young boy, Stanley Yelnats, who is falsely accused of stealing a pair of shoes. As a punishment, he is sent to camp Greenlake, where he meats and discovers an ancient secret that leads him to great treasure. Throughout the movie technical, symbolic, audio and written codes are used to demonstrate the...
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  • The Giver And Holes - 399 Words
    A comparison between The Giver and Holes: The ending The reason why I want to compare the ending part is because after I read the books, I found the ending is the most interesting part for me. Since all of you have read the books, I think there is no need for me to tell the whole story again. As we know the main characters, Jonas in The Giver and Stanley in Holes are two teenage boys that had their own fate. At the end of the story, Holes has a better ending than The Giver which has an...
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  • Holes Themes - 567 Words
    Themes The Power of Fate to Determine Events Although Stanley always believes that he is unlucky and in the wrong place at the wrong time, the events in the book seem to be the result of fate's reunification of members of the Yelnats and Zeroni families for the mutual benefit of both parties. Each coincidence in the book, including the shoes that Hector stole flying off the hood of a parked car and hitting Stanley on the head, is so unpredictable and unlikely that it appears fate is the...
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  • "Holes" by Louis Sachar
    Plot:The story Holes is about a boy named Stanley Yelnats. His whole family (except forhis mother) believes that the Yelnats family is under a curse. They always have bad luck. One day after Stanley is walking home from school, a pair of shoes fell from an overpassand hit him on the head. They were the shoes of a famous baseball player, ClydeLivingston. Stanley did not know, so he kept them and got arrested because hesupposedly stole them. He ends up going to a juvenile camp, Camp Green Lake....
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  • Is Stanley Yelnats in "The Holes" adaptable?
    "Holes" is the story of Stanley Yelnats, a young boy that has been sent to Camp Green Lake for something he didn't do. He believes his family is under a curse, and the curse has come to rest on him. However, throughout the story we can tell that Stanley is adaptable because he soon made some friends in the camp, he quickly learned the rules of the camp and he is becoming like the other boys. These facts can be illustrated in the quotes from the book. First of all, he always cares for others no...
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  • Holes Essay Challenges - 1005 Words
    There are many different challenges that Stanley Yelnats (the main character) from the bestselling novel Holes written by Louis Sachar has to over come. Stanley was first seen in the movie when a tilted shot of shoes hit him in the head and he fell on the ground portraying he was weak and a bit stupid. Stanley's personality was also displayed when his mum was so shocked when the police came around to their house telling them Stanley had stolens, this shows that Stanley had never commited a crime...
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  • Holes By Louis Sachar - 315 Words
    The book Holes by Louis Sachar takes place in Camp Green Lake in Texas and in present time. Stanley Yelnats believes that his family has a curse on them by an old Egyptian named Madame Zeroni. Stanley is a quiet kid who keeps to himself but is picked on by bullies at school for being overweight. He met his friend Hector Zeroni, also known as Zero, at Camp Green Lake. Everyone believes that Zero is just another stupid kid who doesn't like to talk. But he is very smart and learns fast and...
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  • "Holes" Film Essay - 592 Words
    Holes Essay How does holes explore important ideas and entertain viewers effectively? The movie Holes, directed by Andrew Davies in 2003, is a great example of a movie with many themes, symbols and motifs, film techniques and obviously lots of comedy, yet through this comedy and sometimes silly antics, deep down, it portrays good life ideas and provides a good example of important ideas. This essay will outline explain its important ideas including life lessons and important motifs and how...
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  • Book Reflection on Holes - 828 Words
    The book Holes is about Stanley Yelnats. Stanley’s family has a curse brought by his grandfather Elya Yelnats. Elya made a deal with a gypsy named Madame Zeroni. He wanted the fattest pig so he could get a girl to marry him. So he went to Madame Zeroni and she told him to take the pig up the mountain every day and make him drink water from the river, and when the pig gets fat he has to take her to the top of the mountain and let her drink from the river. He forgot to repay her and...
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  • Holes Film Narrative - 747 Words
    The film I chose for to study is the 2003-Andrew Davis directed-motion picture: Holes. It is based off the 1998 book written by Louis Sachar. The film tells parallel stories from two different time periods. That is the theme of its’ narrative. A narrative is a story, and how that story is told. Usually in movies, the narrative has a series of events that are connected in some way that all pull the story together. Holes uses connecting stories in multiple ways. It connects characters and places...
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  • Narrative Links in Holes - 324 Words
    Peaches In kissing Kate’s narrative, she used to make delicious and sweet peach jam. In Stanley and Zero’s narrative, they found and ate kissing Kate's peach jam ( sploosh ) In Stanley Yelnats III’s narrative, his invention smells like peaches. God’s thumb In Sam’s narrative, Sam had his onion fields on top of God't thumb. In Stanley Yelnats I narrative, He was left stranded in the desert, found his way to God's Thumb and the spring. When Stanley Yelnats VI escaped...
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  • ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar
    ENGLISH ESSAY – ‘HOLES’ BY LOUIS SACHAR Louis Sachar, the author of ‘Holes,’ uses the protagonist, Stanley, to explore the themes and main concerns of the novel. He does this by unfolding the plot into three different stories. He also uses Stanley to investigate the characters and their traits, for example, we found out that Zero could not read but could add and multiply number very quickly. In the book, Stanley is described as a friendless, self-conscious, overweight fifteen-year-old boy....
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  • "The Holes" by Louis Sachar
    You never quite understand yourself until you're tested. The book "Holes" by Louis Sachar tells a story of Stanley Yelnats, who happened to be under a curse that began with his no-good-dirty-rotten-pig-stealing great-great-grandfather. Throughout the days in Camp Green Lake, he was able to discover the real history of his family. I enjoyed reading the adventures in this book even though the ending seems a bit unrealistic. In personal opinion, there were several different purposes of Louis Sachar...
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  • Holes - Stanley's Character - 722 Words
    Holes is a novel written by Louis Sachar published in 1998. The story revolves around Stanley Yelnats. He is falsely accused of stealing a pair of trainers, which were donated by Clyde Livingston “Sweet Feet” to a homeless shelter. When Stanley goes to trial he is given a choice between prison or Camp Green Lake. In a hurried decision him and his family choose Camp Green Lake without knowing that this place is a living nightmare, where you are forced to dig a 5ft wide and 5ft deep hole every...
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  • Holes Book Report - 788 Words
    LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING The novel takes place at a boys’ juvenile detention center situated in the dried up bed of a fictional lake in Texas. Most of the story is set in contemporary time, around the end of the 1990s. There are flashbacks to the town of Green Lake, which existed one hundred ten years earlier before the lake dried up. (Note: There is an actual Green Lake, one of the largest lakes in Texas, southwest of Port Lavaca, but the real town of Green Lake was all but abandoned after...
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  • Written Response of "Holes" - 411 Words
    How does Stanley with the help of Zero, change and develop in the story? There must be some experiences that happens in a person’s life to change his fate and characteristic. In the Louis Sachar’s novel, “Holes”, the protagonist—Stanley, with the help of Zero—his friend in Camp Green Lake, has become confident and generous and eventually developed into an emotionally stronger boy. Stanley becomes a self-confident due to the association with Zero. In the beginning, Stanley is so diffident...
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  • holes character essay - 700 Words
    A character study of Kissing Kate Barlow In the book Holes, by Louis Sachar, I chose the character Miss Katherine Barlow also known as Kissing Kate Barlow. Miss Katherine was first a schoolteacher, but then was the most feared outlaw. In the book you find out the story of how she became an outlaw from a schoolteacher. Miss Katherine Barlow was a sweet schoolteacher from the nineteenth century at Green Lake. She is also known for her beauty and her spiced peaches: “...full of...
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  • Holes Book vs. Movie
    "Digging" for evidence as to whether or not the film adaptation of Holes was good Holes is a book by Louis Sachar that was first published in 1998. The film adaptation of this novel, also titled Holes, was released in 2003. These two literary works have many similarities and differences that can be easily compared, or contrasted. The film adaptation, directed by Andrew Davis, successfully represented the original novel by Sachar. Holes is the story of a young man by the name of Stanley...
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  • Holes by Louis Sacher - 1571 Words
    Holes by Louis Sacher Theme Fate does play an important role in the lives of many of the characters in the novel Holes. Stanley’s great-great-grandfather was cursed with bad luck by Madame Zeroni because he did not carry her up the mountain as he had promised. The bad luck haunts his relatives for over a hundred years, until the day Stanley Yelnats the third fourth fulfils the promise of his great-great-grandfather by carrying Madame Zeroni's great-grandson up a mountain and sing him...
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  • The Giver and Holes Comparative Essay
    The Giver and Holes The Giver of Lois Lowry and Holes by Louis Sachar are both based on certain societies and how the main characters on each book made decisions to solve the main problem. The two stories contain a lot of dillemas for the main characters to decide on. They both also contain great adventure and inspiring stories for the reader to enjoy. These two John Newberry Awarded books will definitely prove themselves why they deserved their award. THEME The two books gave the...
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  • Holes and Katherine Barlow - 435 Words
    My favourite part of the story is the part when the story when back in time to Katherine Barlow and Sam the onion man. Sam the onion man was a generous man and he loved Katherine Barlow. But when Trout Walker killed Sam and Mary Lou, she was so angry so she started robbing people, killing them then kissing them. Everyone burnt down her school and called her name to kissing Kate Barlow she after she was done her old student who was a gold digger was married to Trout Walker. They threaten to kill...
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  • Review on "Holes" by Louis Sachar
    Book Review – Holes by Louis Sachar Stanley Yelnats is sent to Camp Green Lake because of a crime he actually did not commit. At the camp, bad boys are forced to dig a big hole every day to build character. Stanley makes friends with a quiet guy and together they disclose the secret of Camp Green Lake. But this is not the only story oft he book, you also learn about the history of Green Lake. Camp Green Lake is a dry flat wasteland in Texas, there are not many trees or stones and most of...
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  • Key Moment in Holes by L. Sachar
    Why is Zero running away from camp and Stanley’s chase after him the key moment in ‘Holes’? * This scene shows a development in Stanley and Zero’s relationship. Stanley now understands Zero and why he doesn’t answer the Warden’s questions. “Zero just didn’t like answering questions.” * Stanley now trusts Zero – “he’d learned not to doubt him when it came to math.” * Zero finally stands up to Mr. Pendanski, before running away through either fear, frustration or both. Mr. Pendanski...
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  • Louis Sachar's Holes: Book Review
    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 Essays About Social Issues
    Louis Sachar's Holes - As good as I expected Louis Sachar's Holes - As good as I expected Holes was an excellent read. I have been a fan of Louis Sachar since I was little. The Wayside School books made me laugh so hard back then. It is encouraging to know that Sachar's wit and knack for creating unique characters and situations has not declined. I saw the movie before I read the book, which was unfortunate because the whole time I was reading I already had the characters pictured in my...
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  • Similarities Between Flowers for Algernon and Holes
    Similarities between Flowers for Algernon and Holes In the books, Flowers for Algernon and Holes, the characters and events are similar. Flowers for Algernon, written by Daniel Keyes, had many events that are similar to Holes, written by Louis Sachar, like when Charlie ran away during the convention relates to Zero running away from Camp Green Lake. First, within the book Charlie did not have many friends or family members that were close to him. Stanley did not have many friends as well; he...
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  • A book report on the book "Holes" by Louis Sachar.
    The novel called "Holes" by Louis Sachar mainly takes place at Camp Green Lake, a detention center for boys. Camp Green Lake does not have a lake. It used to be a big lake full of water until it stopped raining there forever. Now it is a dry, flat wasteland for misbehaved boys and the only water comes from the warden. The main character, Stanley Yelnats was sent there innocently, unlike his friends that he met at there. He was walking under a freeway overpass when a pair of shoes owned by a...
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  • Holes Book Review: Themes Within the Novel
    Holes by Louis Sachar Twist of fate play major roles in the lives of the main characters in Holes. In “Holes”, the whole story is based around Stanley’s situation in the present and it’s connection to the past. Stanley’s bad luck is the result of his “ No good rotten-pig- stealing-great-great-grandfather,” who failed to fulfill his promise of carrying Madame Zeroni up the mountain where the stream runs uphill. His situation at Camp Green Lake was connected to the history of...
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  • Holes Essay- Fate V/S Free Will
    Holes Essay- Fate v/s Free Will Redemption? Destiny? "Holes" (by Louis Sachar) is an engrossing novel that revolves around these. In fact, everything, for whatever the reason might be, seems to line up, linking many generations and histories together through "Stanley Yelnats IV", the protagonist. Nevertheless, he doesn’t know about it! Nor does he know that his endeavors have actually reformed him into a better person. This essay will now explore and examine how Stanley, unaware of what he was...
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  • How Do the Novel Holes Deal with the Issue of Power?
    Essay questions: how do the novel holes deal with the issue of power? . Intro: Holes, by Louis Sachar, are a very important novel for students to study when learning about power and justice. The novel explores these two themes closely as we are taken an a journey through \ around camp green lake with Stanley, a character who has been wrong fully accused of stealing a pair of sneakers. Through the techniques\ ideas of characterisation setting and themes, the author is successful in...
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  • Holes(Louis Sachar Shows the Importance of Friendship in Times of Adversity
    “Holes” shows the importance of friendship in times of trouble and danger. Discuss ‘Holes’ by Louis Sachar is a phenomenal and superlative narrative. Entwining three remarkable stories from diverse generations and genres, Holes demonstrates immensely proficient writing dexterity, explicitly depicting the significance of earnest and genuine friendship in times of life’s trials and tribulations. This is exemplified when an averse and apprehensive Stanley and a despondent and barely conversant...
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  • What role does destiny play in the book "Holes" by Louis Sachar
    Have you ever thought about the power of destiny that determines the events in your life? "Holes" by Louis Sachar is a story of Stanley Yelnats, who happened to be under a curse that was caused by his great-great-grandfather. As the story unfolds, we learn that the curse leads to a series of events that are all predestined. Everything started with Elya Yelnats, who didn't keep a promise with Madame Zeroni. Stanley was innocent of the crime for which he was convicted but because of the curse, he...
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  • Analysis of the Friendship in Holes by Louis Sachar and Best Friends by Jacqueline Wilson
    Sacrificial Friendship In the book holes, written by Louis Sachar, Stanley Yelnats the main character is a poor, friendless, over weighted boy who is constantly bullied at school. He is arrest one day for a crime that did not commit. Stanley is therefore condemned to jail or to be sent to a place called Camp Green Lake for eighteen months as he is unable to prove his innocence. Stanley chooses Camp Green Lake. But upon arriving in the camp, Stanley discovers that it is actually a barren and...
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  • dsdsdsds - 360 Words
    Holes Book review Task A: Answer the following question with the best detail you can find from the novel. Answer in full sentences! Quiz 1. Why did Stanley get sent to Green Lake Camp? 2. Why doesn’t Stanley blame the judge for finding him guilty? 3. What is more dangerous than Scorpions and Snakes at Camp Green Lake? 4. What was Kissing Kate’s full name and what mark did she leave? 5. What was the promise that Elya Yelnats made with Madame Zeroni? 6. Describe the characteristics of...
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  • The Awesomest Essay Ever - 969 Words
    Holes Speech Good morning year 8. Today I am going to talk to you about the novel holes. When people hear of a book called “Holes", they may think of some boring story of digging a hole. However this book is anything but a boring story. In the novel Holes, by Louis Sachar, it tells the story of a young teenage aged boy named Stanley Yelnats who is wrongly accused of stealing Clyde Livingston’s shoes and sent to a juvenile correctional camp. The camp is called Camp Green Lake. He is sent to...
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  • Wholes - 806 Words
    3 introduction: the novel 'Holes' by Louis Sachar, communicates the strong character of stanley yelnats by using the language technique of dialogue to show how hes changes from being low self estemed and degraded, to a hero who is recognised in society. when stanley yelnats is framed for a crime he did not commit and is sent to camp green lake, a camp where boys dig holes all day as punishment, he discovers something hed never none about before, something hed actualli been waiting for but...
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  • juvenile delinquency - 346 Words
    Thesis statement: The effects of juvenile delinquency of teens are handled by jail time, house arrest, or detention centers, all of which are examples of juvenile reform programs that Louis Sachar describes in his novel Holes. I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: Truancy, Theft, B & E, characteristics of youths in America B. Background on Author C. Thesis Statement II. Holes Summary III. Juvenile Delinquency Reform A. Without Juvenile Reform, Delinquency rates would increase B....
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  • Fav book - 289 Words
     “The right good book is always a book of travel; it is about a life’s journey.” This quote was written by H.M. Tomlinson. This quote means that the proper story is all the time a book about advancements; it is about personal growth. I agree with the interpretation because in all good books people change and mature. One work of literature that I have read which relates to the quote is the book Holes by Louis Sachar. Another book that supports the quote is the book, Monster, by Walter Dean...
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  • Small Steps - 734 Words
    At the end of the book Holes (the prequel to Small Steps), Camp Green Lake had been locked down and the boys released. Once the protagonists from Holes, Stanley and Zero, had been freed from the camp, the common 5th grader couldn’t wait for a follow up on what life would throw at them next. Unfortunately, Small Steps didn’t’ posses our desires, instead it follows the story of one of the minor character named Theodore (nicknamed Armpit). After spending some time in a halfway house, Armpit...
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  • Camp Green Lake - 270 Words
    Bruno Silva and Michael Torres 7-6 Ann Street School May 15, 2013 Camp Green Lake You may think that Camp Green Lake is an actual camp with a beautiful lake but what you don’t know is that Camp Green Lake is a juvenile detention and correctional facility located in Texas. According to Louis Sachar, Western Texas, where Camp Green Lake is located it’s desolate, barren, and a desert-like environment with little greenery and even less water. Kids sent to this camp dig...
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  • The Benefit of Friendship - 1008 Words
    After reading Holes I found that it was a very inspiring folk tale with many mysteries that tied together in the end. I valued the themes that Sachar wrote about because they are the values that many elementary students have. Students always want to fit in with everybody else, have nicknames for their best friends, and share their life stories without being judged. These are the main values that I found among the friendships at Camp Green Lake. The first value of fitting in with everyone else...
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  • I Need A Free Essay
    I Need to post somthing for a free document. Please excuse this as my essays due in 5 min. Louis Sachar's inventive book Holes received the 1999 John Newbery Medal Award. This once-a-year award goes to the author of the most distinguished book contribution to American literature for children, and Holes deserves to wear the prestigious seal on its cover. With all its tall tales and interesting characters, Holes takes place in a timeless world and will probably read just as well in 25 years as...
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  • Victim Mentality - 1678 Words
    What does the future hold for us? No one knows, no one knows for sure, only God. With anticipation and optimism we view it as a variety program or better yet as smooth road with bumps every let's say million miles throughout which a myriad of events take place that can be both positive and then again not so positive. However, a person should always tend to look at their future with a constructive and upbeat outlook, which enables them to grow in all aspects of their health...
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  • literary techniques - 800 Words
    In this essay, I will be discussing about literary techniques. Having literary techniques is good for the writings. There are always suppose to have a literary technique in a writing. People use certain type of literary techniques in a certain type of writing. Such as a medifor for a poem. People use literary techniques to create more dynamics by putting more excitement, emotions, and speculation. . People use literary techniques to create more dynamic by putting more excitement...
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  • Louis Sachar Research Paper
    Louis Sachar was born in East Meadow, New york in 1954. When Louis was nine years old, they moved to Tutson in Orange county, California, a rural area just begging to suburbanize At the time, there were orange groves all around, and the local kids would often divide up in to teams and have ornge fights. He injoyed school and louis was a good student, but it wasn't until high school that he really became a divoted reader. After high school, he attended Antioch colledge in...
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