Rick Riordan Writing Styles in The Lightning Thief

Rick Riordan
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Point of View

The Lightning Thief is told from the first person perspective of Percy. This leads to the audience being given very vivid descriptions of the amazing world that Percy is seeing. Readers are able to see Percy relate the mystic world to the modern day that we live in, creating very unique, but also easy to understand, descriptions. This also gives readers more insight into Percy himself, since readers are able to directly hear his thoughts. At the same time, this type of style also lets Percy quickly go over important details, letting the reader know exactly what they need to without bogging them down in lengthy exposition.

Percy's viewpoint is accompanied by an unnamed narrator that assists the reader in gaining a larger and broader understanding of various character's actions, as well as Percy's motivations for taking the actions that he takes. In the end...

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