The Lightning Thief
by Rick Riordan
Memory Quotes in The Lightning Thief
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
I asked Grover where Mrs. Dobbs was.
He said, "Who?"
But he paused first, and he wouldn't look at me, so I thought he was messing with me. (1.155-157)
Grover has a hard time lying; it doesn't come easily to him. But he knows the importance of erasing Percy's memory of Mrs. Dodds.
"There was no way I was going to remember the difference between Chiron and Charon, or Polydictes and Polydeuces." (2.18)
Percy has a difficult time memorizing names and studying names and facts. Maybe that's his dyslexia and his attention deficit disorder kicking in.