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Cultural Differences In Percy's Riordan

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As this story is focused on the perspective of the protagonist, the cultural differences that he faces at camp half-blood, the strange and unknown place that Percy must now stay at for his own safety, versus his previous ‘normal’ life, are highlighted throughout the novel. In the beginning of the novel, Percy states that he has had to switch schools often through his childhood, which is likely to have had an influence upon his being considered a troubled student. From this, it can also be implied that he would have some difficulty in learning while in school, and preventing himself from causing any trouble. While both of these are mentioned, they are all either briefly stated, or are talked about in passing. Riordan’s frequent use of rhetorical
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