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Word Play in Holes. What is Word Play. Word play is a literary technique  in which the words that are used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect  or  amusement. This includes the use of puns or homophones. . Examples of Word Play in Holes.

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Word play in holes

Word Play in Holes


What is word play

What is Word Play

  • Word play is a literary technique in which the words that are used become the main subject of the work, primarily for the purpose of intended effect or amusement. This includes the use of puns or homophones.


Examples of word play in holes

Examples of Word Play in Holes

  • The recreation hall is named the W-R-E-C-K room.

  • The boys all have descriptive names: Zigzag, Magnet, Squid, Armpit, Caveman, Barf Bag, andXray.

  • The macho guard is named Mr. Sir (he’s doubly a man), while the boys call Mr. Pendanski(“pen-dance-key”) Mom.


Why does sachar use word play

Why does Sachar use Word Play?

  • Using the QTA worksheet you will explore why Louis Sachar uses Word Play thoughoutHoles.


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