publication . Article . 2012

GREEK MYTHOLOGY AS SEEN IN RICK RIORDAN’S THE LIGHTNING THIEF

Hikmat, Muhamad Nurul;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Lexicon (issn: 2302-2558, eissn: 2302-2558, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Lexicon
Abstract
The novel by Rick Riordan entitled The Lightning Thief is written based on Greek Mythology. This mythology is The Greek’s manifestation of culture that ages thousands years. To reveal the representation of Greek Mythology in The Lightning Thief as a cultural manifestation, study and analysis is conducted through dynamic structuralism approach focusing on plot, characters and settings (factual structure) of the novel. The plot is originated from three Greek heroes’ stories. The characters involve four significant mythological characters out of twenty seven mythological characters in the novel including four demigods, five gods, one Titan and seventeen mythologica...
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