The Question and Answer section for Holes is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The warden wants them to find more golden objects. For the next few days, they keep digging in the same hole, without success. The mood becomes increasingly tense as the Warden gets more and more impatient to find something valuable.
Stanley's hands calloused easily and he was a slow worker.
Basically Zigzag hits Stanley in the head with a shovel while they worked. There is a gash near Stanley's ear. I’m not sure this was deliberate but zigzag does not apologize to Stanley for his actions.
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