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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    One of the central themes in Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief concerns the underestimation of one's values and strength. Just like Percy's abilities were underestimated, especially at the...

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    In Chapter Two, Percy overhears a conversation between Mr. Brunner and Grover. From all indications, they appear to be discussing Percy and his fate. As the chapter begins, we discover that Percy's...

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    One key element of mythology present in Chapter 18 of Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief, first book of the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series, is a struggle for power. Often in myths, two...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    In Chapter 11, Percy enters Aunty Em's Garden Gnome Emporium because he can smell the scent of hamburgers coming from the curio shop. He remembers how hungry he is and how he misses the taste of...

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    The main challenge that Percy and his friends, Grover and Annabeth, face is the mattress store owner, Crusty, and his plot. Crusty is short for Procrustes, which in and of itself gives us an idea...

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    Chapter fourteen is the aftermath of the Chimera attack in the previous chapter. Because of Echidna and the Chimera, there was a large blast at the top of the Arch in St. Louis, which caused a huge...

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    The biggest problem that Percy faces is the fact that he is a new kid at Camp Half-Blood, the camp where half-bloods (kids with one mortal parent and one parent who was one of the twelve Olympian...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    The basic structure of most mythological or fantasy stories retains certain elements essential to the hero's journey. These elements are retained despite slight variances. To that end, the story...

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    The wife of Hades is Persephone, the goddess of springtime, vegetation, and maidenhood (in addition to being the queen of the Underworld). She is the daughter of Zeus and Demeter, the goddess of...

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    Stereotypical heroes are brave and try to save people. Percy does both in chapter 17. Immediately upon entering the water, a mako shark closes in on Percy. Instead of freaking out at the sight...

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    To understand the summary of the text, it is important to have a basic understanding of the major characters: Characters: Protagonist: Percy Jackson Friend of Protagonist: Grover Love Interest:...

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    By the end of Chapter 4 of Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief, first book of the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series, Percy has just successfully battled the Minotaur. Though his mother has...

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    The Minotaur, Pasiphae's son, is the creature which attacks Percy and his mother. The adventure begins when Percy's best friend, Grover Underwood, shows up at Percy's home one night, claiming that...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    Early in Chapter 2 the headmaster at Yancy Academy sends Percy’s mother a letter. It informs her that he won’t be invited back the following year to the school. This is for a combination of...

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    In Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief, first novel of the series titled "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," the story begins to turn when Percy discusses his dream with Annabeth, a dream about a...

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    In Rick Riordan's The Lightning Thief, first novel of the series titled "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," the rising action starts around chapters 8-10 when Chiron tells Percy to consult the...

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    In the first book of Rick Riordan's series "Percy Jackson and the Olympians," titled The Lightening Thief, as daughter of Athena, Annabeth Chase is characterized as intelligent, brave, and a...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    This is a good question. There are several different places you can go to see values. First, there is the love between parents and children. Percy's mother loves him and he does her. We also see...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    There were a few references to original myths throughout the movie, starting with Percy sounding somewhat like Perseus, the name of the demigod son of Poseidon (Percy's father) and a mortal woman....

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    Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, has many major and minor settings. Although the book involves authentic Greek gods, it takes place in modern day America. As the book opens,...

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    In Rick Riordan’s novel Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, dreams are a vital form of escape for Percy. Percy comes from a broken home, his real father an unknown figure and...

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    During Percy's (who is actually the son of Poseidon) training at the private camp of Half-Blood hill with other demigods like himself, his trainer, the satyr Chiron, who has previously disguised...

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    The critique that the author is offering at modern life is that we can tend, if we’re not careful, to engage in activities that are, in essence, a waste of time, or produce nothing of lasting...

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    I think that it will be difficult for Annabeth to get along with her family better after the quest. Annabeth can be cordial and extend a hand to them. Yet, it seems difficult to see her being able...

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    It could possibly include the fact that Percy is forced to adapt to a life of a demigod.

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    In The Lightning Thief, Percy feels extremely alone at first when he discovers his identity as a demi-god and is sent to his Poseidon's cabin at Camp Half-Blood all by himself. As the quest...

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    You should read up first. On what aspect is that essay about?

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    The name of the protagonist in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief is Percy Jackson. The author of the series, Rick Riordan, incorporates meaningful names like Percy's, for...

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    The book starts out in Upstate New York where Percy is going to school at Yancy Academy. This is where he is attacked my Mrs. Dodds and eventually gets expelled and returns to his home in New York...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    As the daughter of Athena, Annabeth Chase possesses grace, beauty, and wit that illuminates Percy's adventures throughout the novel. When Percy first encounters Annabeth after his traumatic...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    There are three purposes for which author's typically write: to entertain, to inform or teach, and to persuade. In this book, I believe the author wrote to inform, or teach, young readers. Riordan...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    Annabeth and Grover prove their loyalty and friendship to Percy in The Lightning Thief by following and helping him through the many dangers that crop up during Percy's quest. Moreover, Annabeth...

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    Percy does not really yearn for any beautiful women in The Lightning Thief. He admires Annabeth's intelligence and perceives her as being attractive, with her long blonde hair and startling gray...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    Percy has several mentors who attempt to help him to adjust to life as a demigod. Foremost, Mr. Brunner, who later reveals his real identity as Chiron, encourages Percy to focus on Greek mythology...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    Grover is undoubtedly Percy's most loyal friend. In chapter four of The Lightning Thief, Grover attempts to explain his role in Percy's life as Percy uncovers the fact that Grover is really a...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    Percy definitely exhibits many heroic character traits throughout The Lightning Thief, but his willingness to risk himself to help others makes him stand out as a definite hero. In the very...

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    Rick Riordan's protagonist, in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightening Thief, faces many conflicts. Internal Conflict- Internal conflict is a conflict one has within their own being. It is...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    When Percy is assigned his quest by Chiron, he is told that Zeus thinks that Poseidon stole his thunder bolt. Chiron tells him, "Your father and Zeus are having their worst quarrel in centuries....

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    This happens around the middle of Chapter 10 of the book. Argus has just dropped Percy and Grover and Annabeth off at the Greyhound station on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City....

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    Grover searches for Pan, the patron god of the wild, nature, and shepherds. Pan is said to have the body of a satyr, complete with hindquarters, legs, tail, and horns of a goat. Pan's homeland...

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    This is a good question. There are a few points that will help in answer this question. First, one of the things that is common among the gods in Greek mythology is that they seems to always sleep...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    The primary conflict which drives the action of the novel is that Percy must find and return the stolen master bolt to Zeus, king of the gods. He receives a hero's quest from the oracle at Camp...

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    Grover, or the "G-Man" is Percy's best friend in this series of books by Rick Riordan. He's an unlikely hero, because in his "human" life, he's bullied and misunderstood, cries easily, is...

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    Are you kidding? What modern-day kid isn't enthralled with magic, magical creatures, flying without planes, abnormal strength, and other equally cool stuff?! Percy is just like most kids in my...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    In the First Four Chapters... Percy; is a troubled 12 year old kid with ADHD and family issues Grover; is a crippled, scrawny, weird kid (percy's best friend Mr.Brunner; is a middle-aged teacher in...

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    In Percy Jackson and the Olypians: The Lightening Thief, the cabins are named after the major gods that have thrones on Mount Olympus. Their children are thus meant to stay in the cabin belonging...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    A few things happen that lead Percy to finding and returning the stolen lightning bolt. When Percy leaves Half-Blood Hill, the training camp for heroes, his quest is to find and return Zeus's...

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    In Rick Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, like in all of Greek mythology, Hermes plays the role of messenger. This is particularly important in this book because there...

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    In “The Lightning Thief” Percy Jackson is twelve-years-old. He is launched on “the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy must journey...

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