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Percy Jackson And The Lightning Theif

673 words - 3 pages

The characters in my book are very interesting, there are 3 main characters. Percy, Grover, and Annabeth. Percy is the son of Poseidon who is a Greek God. A powerful God who rules over all the oceans and everything in them. Then there is Percy's best friend Grover, is a Satyr, that is someone who is half horse & half man. Annabeth is the daughter of Athena who is a Greek Goddess.There are other important characters as well in the story like Percy's mom, or the other Gods. Percys personality in the beginning of the book is best described as shyness or acts like he doesn't care, but over the book he expands out of that stage and becomes more outgoing and courageous. Grover is fearless, he has to be because he is Percys protector. But when they go to the underworld he is kinda freaked out by Hades. Annabeth is not afraid of anything because she is the daughter of Athena, goddess of wisdom and war. Annabeth has trained for many years and w ants to fight as many people and monsters as possible, other than dummies.This is because her whole life was fighting lifeless practice dummies and now she wants to fight real people She has a more outgoing personality.
There are many conflicts in the book, but the first one is when Percy and Mrs.Dodds fight in the beginning of the book.Mrs Dodds takes the form of a human but she is really a creature sent to find and destroy Percy. Percy has no clue what is going on, and Mrs Dodds accuses Percy of stealing Zeus lightning bolt! These accusations continue throughout the book as more and more people accuse Percy of the same. There are more conflicts throughout the book. Some of them are internal as when Percy searches for the answer on what he should do with the lightning bolt after he finds it. Should he give it to Hades or should he keep it for himself and return it to Zeus.
The point of view in this book is 3rd person because it uses words...

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