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    Freak the Mighty and Killers of the Dream are two very different novels-- one being fiction and the latter being nonfiction-- but they share a common ground by depicting the struggles of certain marginalized groups. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick tells the story of Max, a self-proclaimed “butthead”, and Kevin, a boy with Morquio Syndrome. On the other hand, Killers of the Dream by Lillian Smith focuses on why and how the white South treated black people during the late 1800s and early 1900s

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    The Comparison of Freak the Mighty and The Mighty Freak the Mighty is the story of two boys and their special friendship and adventures. The book and the movie are very different from each other. There are major differences in the movie and the book such as how freak dies, how freak and maxwell become friends, and the research facility. In the movie The Mighty Maxwell and Freak become friends a different way than in the movie. In the movie freak tutors max with reading and max gets good

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    Freak the Mighty, the book, and The Mighty, the movie, have many differences and similarities. Because of these differences and similarities, I think that the book is better. Both the movie and the book heavily use King Arthur and his knights to influence Max and Freak. In the book and the movie, Freak is very interested in King Arthur and his Knights. Freak also gets Max interested in King Arthur and his knights in the movie and the book. Throughout the book and the movie, Freak and Max envision

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    brain until Freak came along…” (Philbrick, 1). Max thought he was dumb and clumsy. All the time he’d been called as foolish. Stupid. The fact that his body looked to be developing quicker than his mind didn’t help... Max learned how to bear loneliness. At least until Freak came along. Freak was different from others too. He had a tiny body-and a huge brain. Even though they are drastically different, both are essential to each other. Together, Max and Freak were unvanquishable. They were Freak the Mighty

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    Freak The Mighty Essay If Freak The Mighty was told by freak then Max would be seem more boring and useless because he is not very verbal. Although, we would know a lot about Kevin because he not only talks a lot but also probably has a lot going through his mind that he doesn't verbalize. We would miss important parts of the story if Freak told the story like when Max was kidnapped. We would not know a lot about Max because not only does he not think about things to much but he talks and shares

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    Theme of Freak the Mighty By:Chathan Shergill Period:5 Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick is about Max and Kevin, also known as “Freak”, adventures as Freak the Mighty, slaying dragons and fools and walking high above the world.” (page 39-40) The story takes place in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.The main character Max or Maxwell is a large, very slow, but kind-hearted person.Kevin or Freak is physically handicapped but very intelligent kid and Max and he work together as a team called

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    In the book, Freak the Mighty, there are many themes that support the idea, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” The two main characters, Max and Kevin, both get bullied for having physical and mental challenges. They quickly realize that they can work together and combine their strengths. Kevin teaches Max words from his vocabulary and expands his creativity. Max helps Kevin become more mobile, by carrying him on his shoulders, allowing them to have imaginative adventures in the book

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    throughout the novel: Freak the Mighty for a reason. Freak the Mighty is a bittersweet, heartwarming, and melancholy story about two boys who find friendship by helping each other to accept their differences. Kevin Avery, also known as “Freak”, is a child suffering from Morquio syndrome; he becomes friends with a boy named Maxwell Kane, who possesses a learning disability, and is “bursting out of his shoes”,Accordingly, we know that Max is extremely tall, and big for his age. Freak has the body the size

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    Freak the Mighty Essay “I never had a brain until Freak came along and let me borrow his for a while...,” are the perspective words of Max, one of the main characters in Freak the Mighty. Throughout the novel, Freak the Mighty, author Rodman Philbrick creates a developing friendship for the two main characters, Max and Kevin, of whether or not the two of them can work together in life. In the novel, Freak and Max become like brothers in how they act and how much time they spend together. Kenny

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    for some people. It is this way for Max, but then Freak comes along. To start, the fictional novel Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick is a heartwarming story that showcases the unfortunate reality for some of us, while still explaining the importance of friendship and love. Rodman Philbrick makes it a point to show that you shouldn't judge people about their up bringing or size. In Freak the Mighty, Max a teenage boy with a troubled past meets Freak, a boy with a disease that restricts him from growing

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