Essay on The Lightning Thief By Rick Riordan

1117 Words Jan 13th, 2016 null Page
According to wikipedia.org Leaders of the Hellenic claimed in 2005 that there are as many as 2,000 adherents to the Hellenic tradition in Greece, with an additional 100,000 who have "some sort of interest" No official estimates exist for devotees worldwide. This means that only 2000 people in the whole world commit their religion to the Greek gods. The movie and book The Lightning Thief written by Rick Riordan, Directed by Chris Columbus, brings back that faith of Greek gods and gives people a new insight on it. The Character vs. Character conflict in the story is that Zeus and the other olympian gods think that Percy stole his almighty weapon the Lightning Bolt and Percy needs to return it in time to stop a feud between the olympians.
“The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel", written by Rick Riordan is the first book "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" series. This story tells about a 12 year old boy named Percy Jackson, as he learns he is the son of Poseidon, the Greek God of Sea, and is sent on an adventure to retrieve Zeus’s lightning bolt in order to prevent war between Zeus, Hades and Poseidon which could destroy all civilization. The novel is an entertaining story that adapts Greek mythology into the modern American society. First, It all starts during a school field trip where Percy is attacked by his school math teacher, Mrs. Dodds, who turns into a monster from the underworld. Percy’s friend Grover and teacher Mr. Brunner convince Percy that he was just imagining…

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