Study Questions and Suggested Essay Topics
How does Stanley's character change while he is at Camp Green Lake?
How do Sam's onions help Zero and Stanley?
Suggested Essay Topics
Holes covers three distinct periods of time. How do times change, what things stay the same throughout different decades?
How are Stanley and Zero influenced by fate? In what ways do Stanley and Zero act that shapes their own destiny?
In what ways is Holes like a folk-tale? How do these similarities affect the way a reader interprets the events in the novel?
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