Holes - Study Guide Part 1: Chapters 8, 9, and 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8 is devoted to a description of the yellow-spotted lizards. The chapter explains that up to twenty can live in one hole, that they eat the shells of sunflower seeds, and that the yellow spots aren't as obvious as the red around their eyes, their black teeth, or their white tongue. In fact, if you can see the yellow spots at all, you're probably already dead.

Chapter 9 focuses on Stanley's adjustment to life at Camp Green Lake, which isn't very pleasant. The boys have no recreation, since the "rec. hall," is really the "wreck room," where every piece of old equipment is broken. When Stanley comes into the room after digging his first hole, he trips over a kid he calls "The Lump." When "The Lump" moves threateningly toward Stanley, X-Ray and Armpit say, "Hey, you don't want to mess with The Caveman...

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