indirect characterization is a method of indicating by revealing their personality through descriptions of their actions, speech etc.
indirect characterization in holes would be saying Stanley helped Hector so he is nice.
Direct characterization is a method of indicating what a character is like by directly stating their personality traits.
Direct characterization in holes would be saying Hector is determined.
Theme is the subject of a talk, a piece of writing.
The theme of holes is determination because of Stanley's determination to find Hector, survive with him and find the chest
Internal conflict is when a character struggles with their own opposing desires or beliefs. It happens within them, and it drives their development as a character. External conflict sets a character against something or someone beyond their control.
I think holes is External conflict because it is Stanley vs warden walker.
''Sometimes a camper will try to be bitten by a scorpion, or even a small rattlesnake.'' is a prose from holes.
prose is a written or spoken language in its ordinary form, without metrical structure.
Figurative language refers to the use of words in a way that deviates from the conventional order and meaning
figurative language in holes would be, ''If you get bitten by a yellow-spotted lizard, you might as well go into the shade ofthe oak trees and lie in the hammock.There is nothing anyone can do to you anymore.'' this can be seen as a hyperbole.