Holes By Sachar: Character Analysis

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The novel Holes by Sachar is about a boy called Stanley Yelnats who experiences a huge change in his personality and character. His family has a history of bad luck and this proves true when he is wrongly accused of a crime, so he isn 't surprised when he was sent to Camp Green Lake. At Camp Green Lake, he is made to dig but he soon makes friends and begins to grow stronger in person and character. The Warden claims it is a character building, but it is a lie. Stanley discovers the truth and reverses the curse on his family a millionaire.
At the beginning of the novel, Stanley is a unlucky, overweight teenage with no friends who needs to stick up for himself, when bullied barbarously by Derrick Dune, who throws his books down the toilet ; even though he is a really big kid for his age. The quote that supports my point is "Back at school, a bully named Derrick Dune used to torment Stanley. The teachers never took Stanley 's complaints seriously, because Derrick was so much smaller than Stanley." The quote emphasizes that Stanley is a
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Sir 's sunflower seeds. Stanley 's a good kid, and the narrator gives us enough positive details for us to warm up to him. Stanley always takes one for the team. When Magnet steals the sunflower seeds, he takes the blame. The quote that conveys my point is "What happened to all the sunflower seeds." When Stanley took the blame, the other boys play along, acting as though they knew nothing about it. Mr. Sir doesn 't buy it, but he tells Stanley to get into the water truck so they can go tell the Warden about the incident. Stanley did not steal the sunflower seeds he bravely says that he did. There are several motivations that Stanley might have for doing this. He might take the blame simply because he knows the other boys will not admit that they stole the seeds, but it is also possible that he accepts responsibility in order to spare the other
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