Character analysis of stanley yelnats in holes by louis sachar

However, Zeroni warns him that if he does not carry her up the mountain, his family will be cursed. Non-violent and generally kind, Stanley has a difficult time in school and at the camp. In fact, she threatens to sue them if anything happens to Stanley.

He is spoiled and stupid and gets upset when things are denied to him. He does his best to keep to himself and is soon given the nickname Caveman due to his size. This habit made him impudent.

And then she spits on the dirt the same way Zero spits in each hole after he finishes digging. 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 was homeless before being sent to Camp Green Lake. Pendanski may seem friendly, but he is just as mean as the Warden and Mr. On the last day, he is to take the pig up the mountain before taking it to Myra's father and then carry Madame Zeroni up the mountain, too, singing the lullaby to her as she drinks from the stream.

Pendanski is a follower and not a leader. The reader is never quite given all of the details needed to solve the puzzle until the very end. She speaks with a slight Mexican accent and she trills her r's.

Zero Zero is a quiet, dark-skinned boy with a wide-mouthed smile. He also learns that life is not necessarily straightforward; he lies to protect the other boys when they steal the sunflower seeds because he is pursuing a greater good.

He was innocent of the crime for which he was convicted. Squid often taunts Stanley about receiving letters from, and writing to, his mother. This adds on to the reason of causing him to lead the townspeople to burn down the schoolhouse and kill Sam. Sir is intimidated by the Warden and, therefore, does whatever she says.

Stanley wins X-Ray's approval by becoming enmeshed in the routine that is already established at Camp Green Lake.

In the end, Stanley becomes a genuine hero: The Warden is a mysterious woman. She is often thought to have hidden cameras in the showers, causing Stanley to be paranoid whenever he takes a shower, rushing out as fast as possible.

Pendanski is in charge. He's tall and wears a cowboy hat. Mids Latvia[ edit ] Elya Yelnats: She is a short woman but she gives the impression that she is taller. When Stanley finds Zero in the desert, they become loyal friends.

In the end, when Stanley and Zero are back at Camp Green Lake, X-Ray acts as though he is jealous of Stanley — he is the only one of the group of boys who does not come over to talk to Stanley and Zero. Whom did God punish?

While he is at Camp Green Lake, Stanley changes. X-Ray is able to maintain his position at the head of the group through a system of rewards and allies. She has hidden cameras, using them to spy on the members of the camp. The Warden will do anything to find it. Zero becomes frustrated when the Warden forbids Stanley to teach him, and Zero runs away.Stanley Yelnats IV.

Stanley is the protagonist of this story, a shy, unpopular high school student. Louis Sachar has said in interviews that Kate Barlow is his favorite character in Holes.


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These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Holes by Louis Sachar. 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 Yelnats Stanley, the protagonist of the novel, is a friendless, self-conscious, overweight fifteen-year-old. He has constant bad luck that he blames on a curse that was brought upon the family by his great-great-grandfather.

Character analysis of Stanley in Louis Sachar’s novel, ‘Holes’ Holes is a novel by Louis Sachar published in The book follows the story of the Yelnats family over a period of five generations, culminating in the period of Stanley Yelnats IV. Need help on characters in Louis Sachar's Holes?

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Stanley 's father is the third Stanley Yelnats. He's an inventor. Stanley Yelnats - The novel's protagonist, Stanley is an overweight kid with a lot of bad is convicted of a crime he did not commit and is sent to the Camp Green Lake juvenile detention center.

Non-violent and generally kind, Stanley has a difficult time in school and at the camp.

Character analysis of stanley yelnats in holes by louis sachar
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