Holes Setting & Symbolism

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Camp Fun and Games

Stanley's mocking name for Camp Green Lake. Since he'd never been to camp before, he had imagined what he'd get to do, and he pretends like he is having fun in the letters to his parents.

Camp Green Lake

Camp Green Lake is the name of the rehabilitation facility set up in the middle of the Texas desert where boys who have gotten into trouble are given the punishment of digging a hole every day.

Fortune

Stanley Yelnats the 1st was a rich man before he moved west and was robbed by Kissing Kate Barlow. Stanley Yelnats IV discovers the fortune buried in a metal case that bears the name of Stanley Yelnats. The fortune consists of $20,000 worth of jewels, and almost two million dollars worth of stocks, bonds, notes, and other old financial documents.

God's Thumb

When Stanley's great-grandfather was rescued from the...

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