" My legs tensed. I couldn't jump sideways, so i leaped straight up, kicking off from the creature's head using it as a springboard, turning in midair, and landing on his neck. " Pg. 54 Chapter 4 This shows percy's athletic ability even when the characters he is fighting is a minotar
Character vs. Nature
I DON'T HAVE IT!
GIVE IT BACK!!
" And the ADHD- you're impulsive, can't sit still in the classroom. That's your battlefield reflexes. " Pg.88 Chapter 6 This shows that even though percy has ADHD, it can be used for good sometimes.
Character vs. Technology
" The headmaster sent my mom a letter the following week, making it official: I would not be invited back next year to yancy Academy. " Pg. 17 Chapter 2 This shows he tries so hard but it is really difficult for him because of his ADHD and dyslexia to fit into society.
Character vs. Character
" I had to stop them. I didnt know why. But the harder i ran, the more the wind blew me back, until i was running in place, my heels digging uselessly in the sand. " Pg. 130 Chapter 9 In this picture percy is trying to stop 2 men fighting but the wind is pulling him back.
" The windows of the bus exploded as the passengers ran for cover. Lightning shredded a huge crater in the roof, but an angry wail from inside was not yet dead. " Pg.167Chapter 10 This shows that you can't always count on technology...even a bus.
" He pushed me into the creek and i landed with a splash. They all laughed. I figured as soon as they were through being amused, i would die. But then some thing happened. The water seemed to wake up my senses as if i'd had a bag of my mom's double-espresso jelly beans. " Pg. 121 Chapter 8. Thi shows that percy's dad is poseidon.