Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief

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What are some physical traits of Annabeth in Percy Jackson and the Olympians: The Lightning Thief"?

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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 episode with the minotaur, he peers up at her in the golden light and sees a "pretty girl with golden hair, curled like...

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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 episode with the minotaur, he peers up at her in the golden light and sees a "pretty girl with golden hair, curled like a princess's" (56).  Later, Percy observes that Annabeth is probably close to his age, only a few inches taller, but "a whole lot more athletic looking" (63).  He compares her to a "stereotypical California girl," except for the startling contrast of her eyes, which are an intense gray color.  Annabeth is both strong and cunning, both of which she proves in the camp training games like 'capture the flag.' While not a physical trait, Annabeth also frequently wears her 'magic' Yankees cap which does contribute to her overall physical appearance while on the adventure. 

 

 

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