"He lowered his head and charged, those razor-sharp horns aimed straight at my chest."(pg52) Percy is trying to get past the border line in order to stay alive but he is being chased by the minotaur.
Character vs. Nature
"It got so I almost believed them– Mrs Dodds had never existed." "When I mentioned the name Dodds to him, he would hesitate, then claim she didn't exist."(pg16) This quote is important because it shows how Percy is torn between Mrs Dodds being real or she was a hallucination
Character vs. Technology
"The old lady in the middle took out a huge pair of scissors-–gold and silver, long-bladed, like shears. I heard Grover catch his breath."(pg26) One of the ladies is trying to get Percy to watch them cut the rope so that his fate can be determined.
Character vs. Character
"There was a blinding flash, a jaw-rattling boom!, and our car had exploded."(pg47) This quote is important because it shows Zeus finding out that Poseidon had a son.
"I didn't wait for her answer. I scrambled, outside dragging Grover from the car."(pg50) Percy was having trouble coming out of the car with Grover and that slowed them down.
"Between the two of us we made mom's life pretty hard. The way smelly Gabe treated her, the way the and I got along."(pg30) The significance in this quote is how they show their relationship between each other.