Although, the two boys had more than that they had a bond that would never brake. The essay questions must be answered using a word processor and formatted according to , printed, and submitted to the teacher before the next reading day. Max on the other hand was strong and mighty like his father. They both have problems at school and home which is in the present. Basically a really large, quite dumb person is befriended by a smaller and smarter person. Everyone is afraid of him because he looks so much like his old man, someone you know right away is a very bad guy. The two team up, Max carrying Kevin on his shoulders, and become Freak the Mighty, going on quests to assist those in need and living life to its fullest in every adventure.
They will help students to connect the story to their own real-life experiences. Kevin, afflicted with a rare physical disability that prevents him from living a normal childhood, is an extremely intelligent boy who lives in the world of his imagination. On one adventure they find a woman's purse in the storm drain. Then he met Freak in that class becaus he had to help him. Basically a really large, quite dumb person is befriended by a smaller and smarter person. Some things also made the book not as interesting. Cause of that Freak died at an early age.
Max needs academic support, and Kevin needs height and feet. If you are interested in using these activites,. Unexpectedly on his 13th birthday, Kevin has a. I liked the way the author gave figurative language like alliteration and metaphors. Chapter 24- Kevin dies and Max feels like he is kicker again and Dr. He recalls Freak bursting into the nursery school like he owns the place. In fact, he closely identifies with King Arthur, who as a young, weak boy is the only one in Camelot who can pull the magical sword Excalibur out of its stone.
The book made it seem like your really stupid if you have one. On his birthday Freak has a seizure and is rushed to the hospital. So when Max puts Kevin on his shoulders it makes them 9ft. This book was a fantastic read! To view it, I would recomend this book to people, but I wouldnt read it again. Max is not the smartest person in his class but Freak is he is one of the smartest there.
Summary, discussion points, author interview, related titles. The characterization in this novel is impeccabble and brilliant. Max is very big for his age, and thinks he isn't very smart, while Kevin has a birth defect that causes him to stay very small. The story is told by Max's point of view as you will find out. Chapter 11- Max and Kevin meet Loretta Lee and Iggy Lee when they go to give Loretta her purse back.
If the book was written in third person point of view, the story wouldn't be as deep and as sensitive because we wouldn't be open to the characters deepest thoughts and feelings. He is the husband of Loretta Lee. Sometimes we find treasure; sometimes we slay dragons and drink from the Holy Grail! Many people are attracted to others who can help them and vise versa. After dealing with past issues, Max becomes more confident and secure. Everybody is worried dan dressing around.
The genre of this book is fiction. I won't spoil the end for you, but many consider the story tragic, but the lesson learned from the book is one that we can all or will relate to as we grow older and experience life. In the story, we are able to understand Max's feelings and what he is thinking. Freak the Mighty could have been better, way better. The summer before eighth grade, to Max's surprise, Freak and his mom, the beautiful Gwen, move just a few doors away from him. Themes about friendship, family, bullies, physical health challenges, education,. Could be the beginning of something new for Max? If this novel was written in a different point of view, the whole story would be different and in my opinion, destroy the story line.
You could,quite literally, hear a pin drop in my room at this moment. To be honest, I'm a little disapp My daughter is reading this book in her 7th Grade English class and so I thought I'd check it out myself. Freak told Max that he had to read this book but then Max said that he can't read so then Freak reads it for him. But Max feels like if he has a brain while Freak is on top of him because Freak is telling him where to go so they can get away from Tony D. The book was adapted to the screen in 1998 as 'The Mighty', starring Sharon Stone, Gillian Anderson, James Gandolfini, Kieran Culkin, and Elden Henson. He was so traumatized by the death of his mother and we learn as we dig deeper in the book, how much it effected him.
It's the story of an unlikely friendship between a very small boy with health problems and a short life span, and a very large boy whose childhood has been pretty rough. Kids comment, then the room gets out of control. The story may sometimes make you feel sad or happy because of the events of the story. Together they are a team which they call themselves Freak the Mighty. Chapter 8- The cops bring Max and Kevin home and the cops tell Grim that he is a hero for saving a cripple boy.
This book deals with a lot of really serious issues and the situations definitely make it for more mature readers. Chapter 18- Killer Kane tells Max about his future plans about how they are going to make money by telling people about God. Only Kevin, aka Freak, isn't afraid of Max. I highly recommend this book for the junior high age kid. To be honest I wasn't that impressed. It's a great story of friendship, overcoming obstacles, and never letting go of dreams. Max is in … class, English.