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    I think we could certainly describe Percy as loyal and brave. He is courageous in his willingness to undertake a dangerous quest that includes a cross-country trip (without much money or any adult...

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    Percy's name is in the news after the episode with Echidna at the St. Louis arch. He ends up in a huge fight with the mother of monsters and her Chimaera (initially, a chihuahua), and jumps from...

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    Grover has two functions in The Lightning Thief. On the surface, he is supposed to be Percy’s guardian, protecting him from the evil that tends to be attracted to the Half-Bloods. Obviously, he...

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    One example of conflict in the text is the antagonism between Percy and Nancy Bobofit at Yancy Academy. They've had a history of poking at each other, literally and figuratively, but at the art...

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    There once was a young boy named Percyand the other kids showed him no mercy.He went to Olympuson some family businessand caused a half-blood controversy for Percy's dad was the god...

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    Percy is incredibly loyal to those people he cares for, a trait that we observe when he, his mother, and Grover have their confrontation with the Minotaur. After the beast grabs his mother and she...

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    One theme of the first book in this series is that appearances can be deceiving. Mrs. Dodds seemed like a stereotypical, mean, old-school style teacher. She turns out to be one of the Furies of...

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    When Chiron gives Percy the gift from his father, Poseidon, a magical sword named Riptide, Percy worries that mortals will see him wielding a giant sword and freak out. However, Chiron assures him...

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  • Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
    In Chapter 19, Percy meets with Hades in the Underworld. He addresses Hades as 'Lord and Uncle' and tells him that he has two requests to make of him. Hades is not amused that the son of Poseidon...

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    Chapter 1: Percy is attacked by his math teacher while on a field trip; Mr. Brunner tosses him a pen that turns into a sword, and the math teacher bursts into sand when he swings the sword at her....

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    In Chapter Two, Percy decides to ask his teacher, Mr. Brunner, for help with his homework. Outside the teacher’s office, he overhears Mr. Brunner and Percy’s best friend, Grover, discussing...

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    I think Percy would likely say that the greatest day of his life is the day that he meets his father, Poseidon, and he finds out that his mother is still alive and at home. Although Percy...

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    In this book, when the Olympians had defeated the Titans, Kronos’s children (including Zeus, Poseidon, and Hades) had carved him up into little pieces and cast him down into Tartarus. However,...

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    When Annabeth says that "'There's no such thing as a free lunch,'" what she means is that nothing good comes without a price or that one cannot get something for nothing. One always has to pay, in...

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    The conflict in this chapter is an external one: Percy, Annabeth, and Grover are at an abandoned water park, trying to retrieve Ares's shield, as he's asked Percy to do. However, when Percy grabs...

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    Percy is attempting to study for his exam with Mr. Brunner when he decides to go and ask for some help with the material. As he approaches Mr. Brunner's office door, he hears Grover mention that...

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    Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief begins at Percy's boarding school, Yancy Academy, a private school for troubled kids in upstate New York. After Percy leaves school, however,...

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    Yancy Academy is a private, boarding school for troubled children in upstate New York. Percy tells us that the school encourages the students to learn by taking them on a number of field trips,...

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    Chapter One: During the museum tour, Percy is asked to describe a stele that the class is looking at. He names Kronos the Titan and his son, the god Zeus. Chapter Two: Percy gets frustrated...

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    In Riordan's Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Percy is on a quest with Annabeth and Grover. There are many things that might be said about Percy, but particularly in these...

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    In Chapter Seventeen of The Lightning Thief, Percy, Annabeth, and Grover are wandering around West Hollywood in search of DOA Recording Studios (the location that holds the entrance to the...

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    Like any good adventure myth, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief has a classic hero's journey plot. Percy, the hero of the story and son of the Greek god Poseidon, is called to go...

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    In Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, two of the main characters are Percy Jackson and Grover Underwood, Percy’s best friend. When they are at a museum on a...

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    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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    None of the characters goes to college at the end of the book. Luke disappears, with his new sword Backbiter, to continue to assist Kronos as best he can. He, presumably, would not see the point of...

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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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    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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    It is in these pages that Percy finally comes to understand the final part of the oracle’s prophecy: that he will “betrayed by one who calls [him] a friend.” Once Luke reveals his true self...

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    Grover gets really angry when he's talking to Percy about the environment, just after they kill Medusa. They trio have made camp for the night, and Grover looks around at all the garbage on the...

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    After Percy, Annabeth, and Grover arrive in Los Angeles, they go to the beach, and Percy steps into the water. He really doesn’t seem to have a plan, but he walks in until he’s up over his...

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    In chapter twelve, Percy, Annabeth, and Grover have just escaped Medusa. They make camp in the woods and agree to sleep in shifts so that they can keep watch. Grover talks about wanting his...

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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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    The first, and most obviously physical, challenge that Percy faces is escaping the Minotaur, a creature which is half man and half bull who wants to catch Percy and kill him. The Minotaur chases...

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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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    One potential theme in this novel is that the parent/child relationship always consists of or results in a struggle for power. The major conflict of the novel is the result of the power struggle...

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    The phrase rising action refers to the events in a narrative that create suspense, tension, and interest, and this includes all background information, characters’ decisions and flaws, etc., that...

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    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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    Percy begins his journey much like any hero: unaware. Currently his normal world seems full of bad things including his ADHD and dyslexia. His mother is the only normal and consistent thing in his...

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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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    Percy Jackson demonstrated many heroic traits in The Lightning Thief. Two of these include his selflessness and courage. True heroes put others first, and Percy definitely does this throughout the...

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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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    First, the store at Camp Half-blood loaned them some money to get started on their journey. Then they were able to take a bit of money from Medusa's barbecue restaurant after they chopped off her...

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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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    In chapter two, Percy faces a rather mundane challenge: school. First, he learns that he is not going to be invited back to Yancy Academy as a result of his failing grades and increased fighting....

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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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    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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