The Lightning Thief, ch. 7 Literary Terms

foreshadowing
the use of hints or clues to suggest what will happen later in the story

“That was my first day at Camp Half-Blood. I wish I knew how briefly I would get to enjoy my new home.” p.106
foreshadowing

“I thought about some of the kids I’d seen in the Hermes cabin, teenagers who looked sullen and depressed, as if they were waiting for a call that would never come.” p.96
simile

simile
a figure of speech that uses “like” or “as” to compare two things

“Annabeth gave me a cautious look. She didn’t want to burst my bubble.” p. 96
idiom

idiom
a phrase or expression that means something different from what the words actually say

“Later in the evening, when the sparks from the campfire were curling into a starry sky, the conch horn blew again, and we all filed back to our cabins.” p. 106
imagery

imagery
description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)