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    Tod Browning’s Freaks flings itself in-between the different categories of Terror, Horror, and Revulsion, sometimes splicing and mutating the different categories into indefinable, unrecognizable, terms. Browning’s aim for his film is not to clear anything up, using the themes of: us vs. them, good and evil, humans and monsters, etc. to create understanding or enlighten people; and it certainly is not a film promoting the message, “Freaks! They’re just like us!” His intentions, rather, is to stir the witches brew, disturbing the layer of grime deep within us, bringing something to the surface, making us look at it in it’s bulging eye, and having us decipher or at least acknowledge the thoughts and reactions Freaks generates in us for ourselves.…

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    “When you’re up in life, your friends get to know who you are. When you’re down in life, you get to know who your friends are.” -Anonymous. Throughout the entire development of Freak the Mighty, Max and Kevin demonstrate a strong friendship. To illustrate this, they were there for each other in the positive times and the negative times. Therefore, a pleasant friendship accommodates teamwork, trust, and the involvement of having adventures. To begin with, why does trust help compose an…

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    The critically acclaimed show Freaks and Geeks is a shining example of a TV show that ended far too early. Freaks and Geeks was a show that captured the awkwardness of adolescence, as opposed to the romanticized and nostalgic view typically portrayed on TV. Shortly after Freaks and Geeks ended, a spiritual successor arose in the form of the show Undeclared, created by Judd Apatow, a producer of Freaks and Geeks. Where Freaks and Geeks was more drama than comedy, Undeclared was a lighthearted…

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    Have you ever felt like the underdog? Have you been treated like you were less than a person? Well take a lesson or two from Freak the Mighty. Our main characters, Max and Kevin, are a dynamic duo. We have Max, the Mighty, who is considered to be stupid and a strong youth that is going to turn out to be...eek, eek...his father, Killer Kenny Kane. We also have Kevin, Freak, the uber smart, crippled kid that moves in next door to Max at the beginning of their eighth grade year of school. Due…

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    your friends get to know who you are. When you’re down in life, you get to know who your friends are.”-Anonymous. For instance, in the novel Freak the Mighty, Max and Kevin demonstrate a strong friendship. Therefore in the novel, they were constantly there for each other, through the good times and the bad times. For this reason, a great friendship should include teamwork and cooperation, trust, and adventures that can’t ever be forgotten. Why does trust help make an enduring friendship?…

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    The theme of the novel Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick is “two is stronger than one.” In this novel, two friends Freak (Kevin) and Max go through a journey of friendship, discovering exactly how far their bond can be pushed. The first time this theme is seen is when Freak and Max defeated Blade, a gang leader, using teamwork. The first example from the text is, “Finally, I get so that I’m facing back at the shore and there’s Blade, just his head above the water, and he looks all white…

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    In the book Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick Max and Freak become good friends even know they had some issues in the past They have tons of confusion and aggression as a rebel named Tony D. stepped in their path. Tony D. called them freaks and ordered to have a talk with them. This shows that Tony wants to bully a self centered Max and a different Freak over their looks and actions. This is because Tony chose a life on the run from adults and cops for he harassed children and fellow…

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    The book Freak The Mighty shows courage throughout the book. In the book on the first page Max is bringing himself down and he says,“I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for awhile, and that’s the truth the whole truth. (pg.1)” By what he said it’s easy to believe that all Max needs is courage. Also in the book Max is using courage on page 129 Max is using courage when he is telling killer kane that I saw you kill mom. I also believe the book's theme is courage when…

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    Freak the Mighty Book vs. Movie Sean Budomo The book Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick and the movie made after it, The Mighty, have many similarities and differences that make them unique in their own ways. The plot in both the movie and the book is the same for the most part, except for a few outliers. This story is about two boys who are opposite in how they look, but they are treated the same way. One of the boys’ names is Kevin, or Freak. Freak is made fun of because of his appearance.…

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    Have you ever felt like the underdog? Have you been treated like you were less than a person? Well take a lesson or two from Freak the Mighty. Our main characters, Max and Kevin, are a dynamic duo. We have Max, the Mighty, who is considered to be stupid and a strong youth that is going to turn out to be...eek, eek...his father, Killer Kenny Kane. We also have Kevin, Freak, the uber smart, crippled kid that moves in next door to Max at the beginning of their eighth grade year of school. Due…

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