"'Hey, Runt,' called one. 'Are you going to warp today, do you think? Or will pink flowers grow out of my armpits'" (57).
"One night, Imp No1 dreamed he was a demon. He dreamed his horns were curvd and pointed. His hide was coarse and armored, and his talons were sharp enough to rip the hide from a wild boar's back" (54).
"The dwarf unhiged his jaw with wince-worthy cracks and dived headfirst into the mound of earth" (147).
"Artemis focused on the important things and realized they were all people. Mother, Father, Butler, Foaly, and Mulch. Possesions that he had believed important now meant nothing" (356).
"'She's been here several times. Almost every school holiday, in fact. We've become good friends; she's the one who started me reading fiction"' (383).
Characterization In chapter three, we learn about No1. No1 is an imp who is very curios about the things around him. He is not pleased with his physical structure. He is under developed for his age and allways gets teased.
"'Your eyes. They've changed. One blue and one hazel.' Artemis smiled. 'You too. We swapped in tranzit. Just the eye, as far as I can make out"' (365).
Imagery In this book, there is a dwarf named Mulch Diggums. A dwarfs way of digging is very graphic because, it involves the dwarf consuming dirt, and ejecting it forcefully out of his rear end.
Theme Sometimes, when you need help, asking others for help, might be the only way you can receive it.
Colfer, Eoin. Artemis Fowl: the Lost Colony. Disney/Hyperion Books, 2009.
Flashback Butler, Artemis' bodyguard,describes the three years that he has spent while Artemis was in limbo. Butler and Minerva became friends and he tellls Artmis and the reader this as well.
"' Sharp as a samurai sword, too. There's a young lady who could give you a run for your money at chess"' (383).
Symbolism Near the end of the story, when Artemis and Holly got back from Hybras, they figured out that in limbo ,they had exchanged eyes. This symbolises that Artemis and Holly have become closer friends, and that their friendship will grow in the future.