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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 to Max’s curiosity about the strange boy next door a friendship is forged. Max is intrigued by the amount of knowledge Kevin possesses and Kevin loves the power he receives when he is atop Max’s shoulders. We also have Grim and Gram, Max’s grandparents,…

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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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    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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    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…

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    Freak The Mighty Vs Max

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    There are many differences between the movie and the book such as how Max and Kevin become Freak The Mighty, the millpond scene, and the use of King Arthur. Maxwell and Kevin became friends at the fireworks and Max decided to give Kevin a lift because he couldn’t see the fireworks because of his disease. Max and Kevin became known as Freak The Mighty because of what Max had done at the fireworks by giving Kevin a lift to be able to see the fireworks, and after the fireworks Max and Kevin had…

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    Freak the mighty is a story that began between two kids with a very strong friendship, Maxwell Kane and Kevin Dillon. Also known as Freak The Mighty, Kevin being Freak and Maxwell being The Mighty. It all began in a ghetto neighborhood and Maxwell Kane was a slow thinker in a giant body. Max (for short) lived with his grandparents who is his mother’s parents and which he calls “Grim” and “Gram”, Max’s mother died and Max’s father was in jail. Max was afraid of the outside world. He was very…

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    In this novel, “Freak the Mighty” Rodman Philbrick uses the literary devices of characterization (what Max does), characterization (what Kevin does), symbolism to reveal the theme of the importance of friendship. One literary device Rodman Philbrick uses to reveal the theme of the importance of friendship is symbolism. In the story when Max and Kevin are watching the firework, and Kevin has his crutch because he can’t walk without it, Max observes “Freak is making a fuss because he can’t see.…

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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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    Freak the Mighty is about friendship. Both the book and movie of were marvelous experiences. Max is one of the main static characters the other main character is Freak. Freak helps Maxs believe in himself there are like Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket. Max and Freak have a struggled past, but that is what brings them together to become Freak the Mighty. Their are some similarities and differences I will tell you in the next paragraphs. In the book Freak the Mighty, Max says he remembers Freak in…

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    keep staying the same and one day have changed by my mother. She has done something and makes my family get better from the poor life. She changed my life for the poor life to a new life and now I can speak English, I can do everything from that I never have done before. Because of her my life have changed and get better from the past. In this novel, Freak the Mighty Rodman Philbrick uses the literary devices of characterization and dialogue to reveal the theme of the importance of friendship. …

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