"Then with an angry roar, the monster closed his fists around my mother's neck, and she dissolved before my eyes, melting into light, a shimmering golden form, as if she was a holographic projection.''(pg. 53). When he killed Percy's mom, Percy got very angry and killed the Minotaur.
Character v.s. Technology
Character v.s. Self
I was too tired to argue. I stepped back into the creek, the whole camp gathering around me. Instantly, I felt better. I could feel the cuts on my chest closing up. Some of the campers gasped." (pg. 125) This explains Percy's conflict with nature.
Character v.s. Character
"He raised the car over his head and threw it down the road. It slammed into the wet asphalt and skidded in a shower of sparks for half a mile before coming to a stop. The gas tank exploded. (pg. 51). This quote explains how Minotaur ruined the car.
"The evening before my final, I got so frustrated I threw the Cambridge Guide to Greek Mythology across my dorm room." This explains how Percy has conflict with himself.
"She struggled, gasping , and her friends started coming toward her. But then the other toilets exploded, too, and six more streams of toilet water blasted them back." (pg. 91). This explains the conflict between Percy and Clarisse.