Monday, October 11, 2010

Holes Quote - God's Thumb

"When he was asked how he had lived so long, he said he "found refuge on God's Thumb."" P93

We don't know what God's Thumb is at this stage, but we can infer that it is a magical or safe place.

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  1. "Nobody ever knew what he meant by God's thumb, including himself." P.93

    Kathy 6C

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  3. " His only hope was that Zero had found God's Thump on his own." p143 Polly 6d

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  4. "The storm moved off the farther west, along with any hope of rain. But the image of the fist and thumb remained in Stanley's head. Although, instead of lightning flashing behind the thumb, in Stanley's mind, the lightning was coming out of the thumb, as if it were the thumb of God."
    Jimmy 6D

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  5. "I found the refuge on God's thumb."
    - pg 128

    Christine 6C

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  6. "the peaked looked to him exactly like a giant fist, with the thumb sticking straight up." pg. 128 Diana 6C

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  7. "Somehow his great-grandfather had survived for seventeen days, before he was rescued by a couple of rattlesnake hunters. He was insane when they found him.
    When he was asked how he had lived so long, he said he 'found refuge on God's thumb.'" p93
    Nhan 6D

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  8. "The horizon lit up with a huge web of lightning. In that split second Stanley thought he saw an unusual rock formation on the top of the mountain peaks. The peak looked to him like a giant fist, with the thumb sticking straight up."

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  9. "And even if they did find refuge on Big Thumb, he thought, they'd still have to come back here, eventually. Then they'd both have to face the Warden, and her rattlesnake fingers." pg. 142
    Sarah 6D

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  10. "I found the refuge on God's thumb." pg 128

    Emily 6C

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  11. "In that split second Stanley thought he saw an unsual rock formation on top of one of the mountain peak. The peak looked to him exactly like a giant fist, with a thumb sticking straight out." pg. 128
    Celine 6C

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  12. "When he was asked how he had lived so long, he said he 'found refuge on God's thumb.'" p93
    Pearl 6C

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  13. "'I found refuge on God's thumb'" P128

    Davina Nguyen 6D

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  14. " The objec, whatever it was, was not on the way to Big Thumb." P.154

    Lisa 6D

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  15. "The peak looked to him exactly like a giant fist, with the thumb sticking straight up. Then it was gone."

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  17. "Evan if they did find refuge on the Big thumb, they would still have to face the warden"

    Josh6d

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