from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Percy, Sir Henry Known as "Hotspur.” 1364-1403. English soldier who was killed while leading an uprising against Henry IV (1403).
- Percy, Walker 1916-1990. American novelist. Influenced by the European existentialists, his works, including The Moviegoer (1961), explore human alienation.
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- proper n. An English surname.
- proper n. A male given name, transferred use of the surname since the Middle Ages.
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- n. United States writer whose novels explored human alienation (1916-1990)
- n. English soldier killed in a rebellion against Henry IV (1364-1403)
Percy is whisked away to Hogwarts Camp Half Blood, a camp for wizards demigods by his mom Sally (Catherine Keener) and Grover, but before they can all get away safely, Mama Jackson is seemingly killed by a minotaur.
Grover and Annabeth then join Percy on an incredible transcontinental odyssey that takes them six hundred stories above New York City (the portal to Mount Olympus) and to the iconic Hollywood sign, under which burn the fires of the Underworld.
Just silly for silly's sake, and that's funny considering how silly Percy is in his battle-ready quotes, but whatever.
Still, at times, Percy is a bit dense -- you'd think he see things coming much sooner than they do or figure out that every stranger he comes across will of course be some denizen of Greek mythology.
Twitching with ADHD, flogged by dyslexia, young Percy is a tangle of misfit symptoms — “Oh, I am going crazy!” he mutters after his first assault by a winged beast — until it is revealed that he is in fact a demigod: an estranged son of Poseidon, a boy whose ADHD is simply misdiagnosed divine sprezzatura, and whose dyslexia reveals that he has a brain “hardwired for ancient Greek.”
For an insight into the private world of a celebrity sports star one can turn briefly to someone called Percy Pig.
I mean after five books in Percy Jackson I thought that I would pretty much have covered everything but the mythology is just so deep the more I get into it the more I discover and the more I remember.
John Clark for The Wall Street Journal To get to his hammock, Benjamin Percy writes, I descend a hundred feet, darting through the branches, to my hammock.
Writer Benjamin Percy tells the Journal, "The only thing that keeps me from plummeting to the forest floor is a braided nylon rope as wide around as my finger."
So she's stuck with My Super Ex-Girlfriend and a supporting role in Percy Jackson and the Olympians. sideshowRaheem