“Feb.27,2013 I have finished this book
Now that I have finished this book, I have learned/come up with a lesson that the author is trying to show in the story. My idea for the lesson is that we should always try our best to help someone that means a lot to us. Also, we should push ourselves to do more things, because in the end it will only benefit us. It makes us stronger in the end. All of the experiences we've faced teach us something about ourselves. That's what Percy and Annabeth did in this book, they were willing to give their lives up in order to save their best friend, Grover. They showed that friendship is important, and that we should put other people first. They became stronger and so did their relationships. They now know they can rely on each other for help. I think this is an okay book, and that's because sometimes the author takes a lot of time to get to his point. Other than that, I think the author had really good word choice and constantly grabbed my attention with surprising twists.
Feb.26,2013 pages 100-216
Character Analysis: Percy and Annabeth have grown as characters from the beginning of the book, and from the first book (the lightning thief). They both have become stronger, and more wise with the choices they make. This is because the past events that they've experienced helped show that they should think twice about doing something that they know will put them in danger. Not only that, but Percy and Annabeth have now learned more about being a team. Without have Grover and going on the quest for Grover and the Fleece shows that they're willing to work together to save both their best friend and Camp Half Blood. Since they've accomplished one quest together, they can trust each other to go through this one as well. They have each others backs, for example, when Percy got turned into a guinea pig from Cice. Annabeth didn't get distracted from the thoughts about being her true self, she put the things most important on the top, and that was saving her friend.
Feb.21,2013 pages 1-100
Conflict: Internal Conflict- So far in this story, I think that Percy Jackson, the main character in this book, is facing some internal conflicts. For example, he's having dreams about his best friend, Grover, being in a lot of trouble. Those dreams are signs to him showing him that he needs to do something fast. The only thing that is getting in his way is Tantalus, the new activities director. The thought of his best friend being in trouble and him not being able to do anything about him does make his thoughts jumble up in his mind. Those thoughts then affect the choice he makes, but so far, he's go his mind set. He wants to go help Grover. Another internal conflict that Percy is facing is the fact that Camp Half Blood is in danger. Camp is the only place that he likes to go, and the camp being in danger does affect him mentally.
External Conflict- One of the External Conflicts in this story is the same as the Internal Conflicts, Camp Half Blood being in danger. This is because Percy has to help save it, and if going on the quest to save Grover is the only way he can, then that will affect him physically. He'll have to fight and be chased by monsters again. Another External Conflict is when Percy finds out that Tyson is his brother, and also the son of Poseidon. This affects him because it impacts the decisions he makes throughout the time they're in camp. ”