Heroes capable of abstract thinking Hercules wants to be mortal, Jason struggles with vengeance Vengeance was never questioned in myths, nor was immortality Lightning Thief Use of popular locations for the pearl hunt: Parthenon in Nashville, Lotus Casino in Las Vegas, portal to underworld in Hollywood Fight with Luke (lightning thief) on Empire State Building Modern children having gods as parents & friends as creatures In both, mythological creatures take human form Chiron in both are human mentors rather than centaurs Best friend is disguised at first
What strategies do they follow or invent to turn some of the myths of Hercules and the other heroes into a long narrative?
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