Holes

By: Louis Sachar

Theme

The theme of "Holes" is that the impact of fate and history, impacts your future. If Zero didn't steal the shoes would Zero and Stanley have meet at Camp Green Lake?

Characterization

Charcter's own thoughts/actions/words: "You've heard the nursery rhyme about the little old lady who liked in a shoe?"


Other character's actions/words: However, I prefer to use the names their parents gave them-the names that society will reconize them by when thay return to become useful and hardworking members of society."


Physical appearance: Zero's face look like a jack-o-latern that had been eft outr to many days past Halloween--half rotten, with sunken eyes and a drooping smile.


Narrator's comments: It felt like the insides of his mouth and throat were coated with sand.

Point of View

3rd Person Omniscient
Dialoge

This dialoge describes characterization about Stanley, Zero, the Warden, and Mr. Sir.

Figurative Language

Simile: Zero's face looked like a jack-o-lantern that had been left out too many days past Halloween--half rotten, with sunken eyes and a drooping smile.


Personification: The other bodies in the room were little more than bagesof flesh and bones, dumped across broken chairs and couches.


Sensory Language, Feeling: It felt like heaven as it flowed over his dry mouth and down his parched throat.


Imagery: Stanley sat with his back against a pile of dirt and ate. He had a boloney sandwich, patato chips, and a large chocolate-chip cookie.