Freak The Mighty Rodman Philbrick Essay

1110 Words Apr 29th, 2016 5 Pages
This story is all about a two guys who were friends in kindergarten back then. Max was a bad guy because he always kick random people when he was little and Freak was the one of the victim of Max. As the time passed away, spring, they met again. Max saw Kevin working with his ornithopter which is mechanical bird. When the bird stucked on a tree branch, Kevin saw Max watching him and Max ran away because he was afraid of Kevin. The time passed, they became friends because Max helps Kevin to get his ornithopter on a tree branch. When they became friends, they always going out for a quest and Kevin thought their name Freak the Mighty because they helped each other which was Kevin needs legs and Max needs brain. They became great friends and also they were treating each other like brothers.

In his novel, Freak the Mighty Rodman Philbrick uses the literary devices of characterization, setting, and imagery to reveal the theme of the power of friendship to transform.

One literary device Rodman Philbrick uses to reveal theme of the power of friendship to transform one’s is characterization, what Max thinks. In the opening line of the story, Max begins telling the story of his friendship with Kevin. He explains, “I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while, and that’s the truth, the whole truth. The unvanquished truth is how Freak would say it, and for a long time it was him who did talking. Except I had way of saying things with my fists and my…

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