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.
The most suspenseful it gets is when the dog refuses to get close to him and the story says “He was losing in his battle with the frost.” The sentences afterwards lose the suspense since there is nothing the man can do to survive and the story soons end. The suspense is used effectively to drive the story along, yet is not saturated with it and this helps add to the greatness of the
My uncle is a logger, so he tells me crazy stories, like almost falling off a cliff, dragging heavy chains up big hills, giant boulders, and lots of medical bills. Working as a logger is a career I would never choose to work because, I’m not fit for all that heavy lifting. Loggers have to wake up early and do these activities all day, everyday, which is a very dangerous lifestyle. Logging takes a lot of physical strength and energy. I’m not even close to being fit enough to log all day, everyday.
Ben Carson was a poor African American that lived in Detroit, Michigan. He had a mother that had a lack of knowledge. He was not the smartest when he was young, he was at the bottom of his class his first years of school. His mother pushed him to the edge for him to become the best. By the eighth grade he was at the top of his class, and an american lady even made a comment to the other white students about letting a “negro” out do them.
Throughout the book Dally, Johnny, and Ponyboy face many obstacles that they must face and overcome. Dally obstacles were the Socs, jail, and Johnny, and although he could survive the Socs and jail, he couldn't survive the death of his “brother”. Johnny’s obstacles were the Socs and self - esteem, and in the end he is able to overcome his struggles with the Socs. Last Ponyboys obstacles were his brother, and the Socs, throughout the book you will notice that Ponyboy believes his brother hates him. In truth his brother loves him a lot, but Ponyboy does not realize this until something traumatizing hits his life and shows him everything he has taken for granted.
“What worried him the most...wasn’t that it was too late...what really ate his insides, was the fear that it wasn’t too late.” (Sachar 146). In my opinion, these lines were the most memorable in the book. They have reminded me the true meaning of friendship and how much a person can care about somebody else. I put these words into my own life thinking about how I would feel if my best friend went missing and I had no way of getting ahold of them to know if they were okay. It warmed my heart reading about how Stanley’s relationship with Zero was so strong that he risks his own life by hijacking Mr. Sir’s truck and briskly setting off to find Zero.
She admits to having an extramarital affair with the local preacher, who is Jewel’s biological father. Further, Addie admits that she wants to be buried in Jefferson because she wants to spend eternity as far away from the Bundrens as possible. Throughout the expedition, Darl—the son whom most people refer to as “queer” because of his alleged telepathic ability—is the only Bundren who questions the family’s motives. After eight days, Darl tires of the spectacle of dragging his mother’s corpse through the county and sets fire to Gillespie’s barn in an attempt to burn the coffin and Addie’s putrefied body. Out of respect for his mother and a belief that she should have been buried earlier, Darl tries to burn the coffin in one of the most selfless acts in the novel.
On the day of the ascent up everest Anatoli made the selfish decision to climb up the mountain without supplemental oxygen. Due to the thin air climbing without supplemental oxygen takes a lot of effort so anatoli ended up leaving behind tolls and medical supply that would have been needed if somebody was injured at such a high altitude. And if somebody was injured he wouldn’t be able to carry them back down because all of his energy was already being exerted just to keep moving forward. In the end Anatoli ended up turning around while all his clients were still on the mountain meaning there was one less experienced mountaineer to help in the event of an emergency. He claimed to have returned to camp 4 so he could help in the event of an emergency.
It was a sad moment, Mike had just lost his Grandpa Zachary on his father 's side of Family. Prior, to his death he had heard of the off all his wild, crazy adventures . His was Grandpa was very astute and could face through many challenges like the time he had hike with his younger brother even though he wasn 't good at it at all but, they had won by both working industriously and putting their brains together.His Grandpa had also told him that he was vulnerable at first but after time to time he had become a great man out there ready to face the dangers of the world. Furthermore, into his times he been such an authentic man and never lied to anyone, he had also been so impartial with everyone and made sure nobody felt he was unfair. Nevertheless, one thing Mike liked about his Grandpa the best, was that he had great delicacy for food, so whenever Mike was starving his Grandpa would serve up some his delicious Spaghetti and Meatballs, Zach would just devour it up.
During his novel, the characters were very important for the development of the theme. The protagonists of the story were the Father and Son and almost all of the book was written around these two people and how they loved each other while struggling to survive. At the start of the novel during the post apocalyptic period, the father and son began their journey to the coast in hopes of finding humanity and to show the boy the real world. The father is the only character in the novel that truly loves the boy, everyone else either wants to eat him or kill him. Many times, we can see a very strong love relationship between the father and son.