Stylistic Analysis Of The Book Holes

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Holes: Analysis Paper
The novel Holes is an award-winning novel that can be read by many different age groups and still be able to get something out of it. Whether it’s a lesson or if it 's just for entertainment purposes. This literature will be analyzed from the content and not its style. By simply using the literary tools such as the critical element and rhetorical devices.
In every piece of literature there is a theme. The theme is its underlying message or the big idea the author is trying to convey. But with this novel there happen to be more than just on theme. One theme of the story would be "The impossible is possible". When we think about the impossible it 's something that can 't be done at all. In your mind it has never been accomplish by anyone or the circumstances is holding you back from accomplishing something. Throughout the story Stanley and the boys had to with a bunch of situations that some will say is impossible. They had to withstand heat, digging massive holes that were taller and wider than them all. Not to mention the threat of being bite by snakes and yellow spotted lizards every day. Also, when Stanley and Zero both ran away from the camp. The camp was the only place that had water within
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Some topics that this novel relates to is Individuality and Authority. Zero would be the prime example of individuality. Zero stayed to himself and did what was expected of him. Everyone at the camp talked down on zero and called him dumb but he didn’t let it bothers him. He never tried to prove himself even at times he should have. He barley spoke unless it was toward Stanley. The Warden possessive the authority qualities. She uses her power as the warden to benefit herself and to help her own agenda. Due to her being the Warden she installs fear in everyone and doesn’t care who she must discipline if it’s either the boys or her own staff
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