"A blend of social commentary, tall tale, and magic realism"

Plot Summary

The protagonist is Stanley, around whose ordeals the story centers. Holes is about how Stanley gets in trouble for stealing a pair of shoes from a charity for homeless people. he overcomes his problems, both those created inside of him and the ones imposed upon him at Camp Green Lake. He grows stronger, physically and emotionally, and emerges a happy, confident young man.

Character analysis

Stanley yelants is the main character. Stanley