Holes Essay- Fate V/S Free Will

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Holes Essay- Fate v/s Free Will
Redemption? Destiny? "Holes" (by Louis Sachar) is an engrossing novel that revolves around these. In fact, everything, for whatever the reason might be, seems to line up, linking many generations and histories together through "Stanley Yelnats IV", the protagonist. Nevertheless, he doesn’t know about it! Nor does he know that his endeavors have actually reformed him into a better person. This essay will now explore and examine how Stanley, unaware of what he was actually doing, set things right and how this changed him from a mousy to a confident character. The reader will discover how Stanley gets rid of a curse…a curse put on the Yelnats which completely eliminates their chances of making a fortune, in
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As a matter of fact, that is how Stanley’s father hired an attorney for his son which resulted in him out of Camp. Moreover, Zero, too, was let out due to no claim of records. This, in turn, lead to the end to Camp Green Lake and the start to a Girls’ Scout Camp. In addition, the land that had been in the Walker family for generations was snatched away. The Warden was in desperate need of money and had to sell the land. In fact, after over a hundred years, Green Lake finally experienced rain again...all because of Stanley.
Furthermore, Stanley also helped re-unite Zero and his mother…Zero wasn’t always an orphan. Nor was he always homeless. Being a single mother, things weren’t very easy for Zero’s mum either. She’d often leave him behind and tell him to wait at particular places while he just played around with his stuffed toys; after all, she couldn’t take him with her every time, everywhere. One day, however, she didn’t come back. She was just…gone. Zero waited and waited and waited. He stayed at Laney Park for a month, was treated poorly by other visitors, slept in the playground tunnels and who knows what else but, never saw his mother again. However, things did change. When Stanley and Zero dug up rather discovered the buried fortune which had been robbed from


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