Percy Jackson is a loser. At least that is what he thinks. he has ADHD, his mom has a lousy alcoholicjunkie boyfriend, and he has dyslexia. All of these things will soon make sense to him when he finds out that he is a demigod. He doesn’t know exactly where life is going for him, he just knows that he will live. In the novel Percy Jackson And The Olympians: The Lightning Thief, Percy embarks on adventure he never thought possible. Universally, many themes appear in this story, but the top 3 that would be appreciate to highlight would be, feeling like you don’t fit in, character redemption, and realizing that you, as a person have faults. The main character, at the start of the book, definitely feel like an outsider. he never feel like he belongs until he arrives at Camp half blood. The first obstacle in the path of the character is confronting the God of war Ares. this is a major obstacle because Ares does not have a good track record with Ares because one of his many Children, Clarisse, hates his guts. She picks him out as the outcast as soon as he arrives on Camp Half Blood. Percy goes there to train in combat as a demigod. Evidently, he doesn't have many friends, with the exception of his childhood friend Grover Underwood and an ally he finds later, Annabeth Chase. these two characters actually help Percy on his quest to clear his name. Now that Ares is their main obstacle, Ares and Percy have a battle to the death in which Percy comes on top, which is how Percy finds out that Ares is the Lightning Thief culprit.
The second obstacle in the path of Percy is his internal struggle with his self. As previously explored, Percy Jackson is not the life of the party. He has dyslexia because, (as he later finds out) every demigods brain is wired for the language of greek. Not only that, but, he can't have any formal contact with his father, Poseidon, God of the sea. Percy becomes very angry ...
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