Differences In Rodman Philbrick's Freak The Mighty

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Have you ever seen two drastically different friends become close? In the book, “Freak the Mighty”, Kevin (Freak) and Maxwell (mighty) are completely different from each other both mentally and physically, yet they become great friends throughout the story. In the novel “Freak the Mighty” by Rodman Philbrick, the theme is that people can become friends regardless of differences and societal expectations. The author communicates this theme by using hyperbole. Freak and Mighty are as different as two people can be. They have different interests, and according to the author, different levels of intelligence. For example, on page 4, Maxwell says, “... I never had a brain..” and to contrast that, when he was talking about Freak, on page 13, he

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