"I wondered , if I'd acted differently, could I have saved my mother?" (Chapter eight pg.115) Percy is debating if he could have saved his mother from the Minotaur.
Character vs Society
Yancy The school for the troubled.
"The roof had cracked open like an eggshell and rain was pouring in. Lightning.That was the only explanation."(Chapter Four pg 48) Lighting had knocked Percy and Grover and his mom off the road into the ditch.
Character vs Technology
I handed Annebeth my minotaur horn and got ready to fight, but before I knew it, Clarrise had me by the neck and was dragging me toward... the bathroom"(Chapter Six pg.90) Percy is being bullied by Clarrise.
Character vs Character
" Until a few months ago, I was a boarding student at Yancy Academy, a private school for troubled kids"(Chapter one pg 1)Because he is a troubled kid society has to send him to a boarding school.
" My hair stood on end. My shied arm went numb, and the air burned. Electricity. Her stupid spear was electric."(Chapter Seven pg 120) Percy had to fight an electric spear during capture the flag.
"Then with an angry roar , the monster closed his fists around my mother's neck, and she dissolved before my eyes...gone."(Chapter Four pg 53) While Percy is battling the Minotaur it killed his mother.