The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel Themes

Rick Riordan
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Greek Mythology

The most dominant theme in "The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel" is that of Greek mythology, which recurs constantly and plays an enormous role in the novel. The novel opens with Mr. Brunner questioning Percy about Greek mythology at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and myth soon becomes reality when Mrs. Dodds transforms into a fury and attacks Percy. At the bus station, Grover notices the three fates knitting socks and is appalled when one fate cuts her thread, a sign of an imminent death. When Grover finds Sally and Percy at the cabin at the beach, he reveals his true identity as a satyr. As they rush toward Camp Half-Blood, they are attacked by a Minotaur, and Sally is captured. Percy awakes several days later at Camp Half-Blood where he learns that Greek mythology is actually a part of reality. He also finds out that the...

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