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    Sea Of Monsters

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    The book, The Sea of Monsters written by Rick Riordan is a book like no other. The author integrated the the real world with Greek stories to show the readers how life would be different this way. The main character, Percy faced problems with his families such as accepting Tyson as his brother, Percy learns to accept the fact that even though his dad was a busy man he still showed sympathy towards him. At the end, Percy learns from his problems that acceptance is the guideline to triumph. In this book, Percy Jackson goes on a quest to save Camp Half-Blood along with the help of his friend, Annabeth Chase, and Tyson, his half-brother who turns out to be a cyclops. Thalia’s tree was poisoned and Hermes convinces them to escape the camp in…

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    Sea Monsters Myths

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    Historically, decorative drawings of heraldic dolphins and sea monsters were frequently used to illustrate maps, such as the Carta marina. This practice died away with the advent of modern cartography. Nevertheless, stories of sea monsters and eyewitness accounts which claim to have seen these beasts persist to this day. Such sightings are often cataloged and studied by folklorists and cryptozoologists. Sea serpent reported by Hans Egede, Bishop of Greenland, in 1734. Sea monster accounts are…

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    A hero is the light at the end of the tunnel. A beacon that shines hope in darkest of times. A sign that spells the meaning of the right thing. A symbol that represents the marvels in the world. A hero prevails as a person who is noted for courageous acts or nobility of character. While it is recognizable that Telemachus of The Odyssey by Homer is a hero, Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson surpasses Telemachus in his heroism and nobility by a landslide. Although people may believe Telemachus is…

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    let’s take a closer look at the popular Percy Jackson series. In the book, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, the quest plotline, perfect hero archetype, and the good vs. evil theme have been modernized from the myth “Danaüs, Perseus, and the Gorgon” by Edgar Parin D'aulaires. Devising the quest plotline was the heroes protecting their mother, help from gods (and goddesses), they kill the same monster, and the evil suitor is killed similarly. The perfect hero archetype the heroes have also…

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    legend Perseus to return the bolt that he didn’t steal. One way he transforms the legend is by being a little more selfless. First of all, Percy he is only out to save his mom; in return for his friends helping him he is going to meet the gods to tell them that he didn’t steal the Lightning bolt (Columbus Percy Jackson). Being a little more selfless helps him transform Perseus because a hero deserves to be selfless for saving people. An interesting fact is, even though he didn’t realize it his…

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    Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan 978-142310148-2 The Titan’s Curse takes place in the present U.S.A. and is a exciting adventure. Meet Percy Jackson, a 14 year old buy with dark hair and sea green eyes. He is the proud son of Poseidon and Sally Jackson and Tyson’s half- brother. In the Titan’s Curse Grover, Percy, Annabeth, and Thalia discover two new half-bloods at Westover Hall, but Annabeth and the goddess Artermis are kidnapped by Krono’s Army and Atlas. As our tale begings Percy,…

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    kid with problems, and has been kicked out of numerous schools. On a trip to the beach, Percy meets Grover, a friend from school, who tells Percy and his mom to leave because they are in great danger. They drive to a mysterious summer camp which is supposedly safe. On arrival, they are attacked by the Minotaur, an ancient monster from Greek mythology. Percy’s mom is grabbed by the Minotaur and she turns into a shower of golden light. Percy, believing his mother is dead, stabs the Minotaur to…

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    Even though multiple campers had heard the voices apollo herd in the forest, and gotten mysteriously taken, they decide the most dangerous place for the race to be was in the Labyrinth, which just happened to be under the forest. During the race, Apollo met someone who called themselves the beast, who had control over a monster that was stopping the flow of prophecies from getting to the demigods. This is a problem because without a prophecy, Demigods are not allowed to go an quests, and the…

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    Many incredible books that are well known and loved have been made into movies, such as, Twilight, Harry Potter, as well as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. While watching them have you ever said to yourself, “That scene wasn’t like the book” or “They got rid of [character/scene]”? Film adaptations are now known to be the movie industry, and because of this there are a lot more critics in the world. Readers mainly notice how film adaptations make people anti-readers, crush character…

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    Gegege no kitaro “the Great Sea Monster” is mainly about the relationship between human and yokai. Mizuki Shigeru focused on the relationship and characteristics of human Yamada and the yokai Kitaro in this movie. A lot of details implied that human are greedy and selfish, but Yokai are generous and unsophisticated. However, since the idea of Yokai is not very popular in North America. It is reasonable to assume that this video might not be popular if it were shown in North America because the…

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