Zero is dark-skinned and small in stature. He also learns that life is not necessarily straightforward; he lies to protect the other boys when they steal the sunflower seeds because he is pursuing a greater good. Sir is humiliated when Stanley sees the Warden slap him after she has painted her nails with rattlesnake venom and hears the Warden tell him that she liked him better when he was smoking cigarettes than eating sunflower seeds which he claims Stanley stole from his truck.
Sir appears to be an extremely unhappy person. For the first time, Stanley is not ashamed to be the biggest. Setting[ edit ] Camp Green Lake is located on a dried-up lake in the U. After Kate leaves to become an outlaw, he marries Linda Miller but his family loses everything after the lake dries up.
He is even able to stand up to the authorities when he feels wronged. It is revealed that the Warden real name Louise WalkerMr. Camp Green Lake[ edit ] The inmates at Camp Green Lake are forced to dig cylindrical holes five feet deep and five feet wide, which the warden says "builds their character.
X-Ray maintains his position as the leader of the boys even though he is one of the smallest and can barely see without his glasses. He has been homeless for most of his life, as well as being abandoned by his mother at a very young age.
He is convicted of a crime he did not commit and is sent to the Camp Green Lake juvenile detention center. Trout is loud, stupid, arrogant, and disrespectful. Trout Walker - a rich landowner who "owned the lake. Myra Menke - the beautiful girl who Elya wanted to marry. He convinces Stanley to give him the lipstick tube that Stanley finds in his hole so that he can have the day off instead of Stanley.
One day, Stanley is sure Mr. The investigators succeed, and Zero and his mother are reunited. He identifies the people who threaten him, like the Warden, and while he tries not to get in trouble he also stands up for his own right and the rights of his friends.
Sir is smoking cigarettes once again — an indication of a character weakness. In reality, Zero is extremely smart, but uneducated. Myra is the most beautiful girl in the Latvian village of Elya and Madame Zeroni.
Meanwhile, Stanley and Zero, the smallest inmate in Tent D, who got his nickname because "he has nothing in his head", become friends. Pendanski, so that he can get more time off. After initially refusing, Stanley obliges, and the Warden is excited by the discovery. He asks Stanley to teach him.
Squid often taunts Stanley about receiving letters from, and writing to, his mother. Each of these elements in Holes mirror elements frequently found in fairy tales. Zero becomes frustrated when the Warden forbids Stanley to teach him, and Zero runs away.
When Kate and Sam kiss, the angry townsfolk kill Sam and destroy her beloved schoolhouse. Although the cruelty of those around him initially causes Stanley to become hard and treat Zero with contempt, he eventually realizes that what he is doing and he and Zero form a strong friendship. Eventually he discovers a cure to foot odor and is able to hire the lawyer, Ms.
For example, when the reader begins to suspect a link between Zero and Madame Zeroni or a link between the Warden and Trout Walker, the real names of the characters are not yet revealed so the ties between past and present are not yet proven. Camp Green Lake is a juvenile detention center, where inmates spend most of their time digging holes.
The Warden will do anything to find it. For this reason people call him Trout, because his feet smell like dead fish. Stanley I is subsequently taken to the hospital. She has straight black hair and dark eyes.Stanley Yelnats (Caveman) is the main character of Holes.
When the book starts, he is overweight and passive. He is the latest in a line of family members who are good-hearted and well-meaning, but who have stumbled in life and never really lived up Holes stanleys character their potential or made themselves a success. Stanley's full name is Stanley Yelnats IV and nickname at Camp Green Lake was Caveman’’.
He is portrayed by Shia LaBeouf in the movie. And he is Actor: Shia LaBeouf. "Holes" is a very significant title as it applies in a few different ways. As you already stated, there are the holes the boys dig.
There is also the hole Stanley digs in order to find fresh water, the treasure the boys find at th bottom of a. Small pieces of Stanley’s family history and the history of Green Lake are revealed bit by bit.
The reader must keep careful track of the details of Stanley’s trial, Elya Yelnats’ story and the powers of Sam’s onions. Stanley Yelnats I - The first Stanley Yelnats is the son of Elya Yelnats and the great-grandfather of the protagonist Stanley.
Kate Barlow robbed the first Stanley Yelnats of his fortune while he was moving from New York to California.
A list of all the characters in Holes. Camp Green Lake Characters Caveman (Stanley Yelnats IV) -a teenage white overweight (average weight in the movie) boy who was falsely accused of stealing Clyde Livingstons shoes .Download