Together Max and Freak are this one team that is unstoppable and Freak likes to call this team Freak the mighty. Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick shows the two themes of, looks can be deceiving, and friends don't last forever, so make the most of the time you have. The first theme I chose for Freak the Mighty is looks can be deceiving. When you say looks can be deceiving it means that the way a person looks might not be the person you think it is. First on page 37, it tells the reader that Tony D. and his gang chase Freak and Max into the Mill pond and on page 39 it tells the reader that Freak whistled over to the cops and saved
One example of how Kevin and Max had teamwork is when they are at the fireworks.Max and Kevin were at the fireworks for the 4th of july but they ran into Tony B a bully and Max does not know what to do but with Kevin there he told him to go into the lake to get away.”I am running right than left, running blind and letting Freak decide where we go,Because he must have a plan, a dude as smart as that” (Philbrick 36). At this point in the book Max,with Kevin on his shoulders, are running from Tony blade, Max does not know what to do he is just
What do you think a hero looks like? In the novel, Freak The Mighty by Rodman Philbrick, it shows that heroes come in all shape and sizes. In the novel Max and Kevin are the main characters. Max’s father killed his mother so other kids gave Max a hard time and bullied him. Freak was also given a hard time in school because he was born with a health problem that causes the inside of his body to grow but not the outside of his body.
She decided not to tell Paul because the doctors said that he might not remember why he had to wear glasses. Paul’s reaction was that he got really mad at her for not telling him and not doing anything to Erik. “Am I such a stupid idiot fool that I stared at a solar eclipse for an hour and blinding myself?
One of the major differences is how Hazel was the one in the kitchen in the movie and she didn’t see her son on television while in the book George was the one in the kitchen. Another difference that changed the genre of both the book and the movie is how Harrison was threatening the people with a Bon the film which made the genre the movie suspenseful while in the book Harrison was straight to point. Lastly, the movie version added a part that was not mentioned in the book but it helped the audience be sympathetic towards that whole story. This added part is when George hallucinates about his son getting taken away by the government but he sadly keeps on forgetting because of the handicaps he’s
The only reason they were convicted with murdering the three 8 year old boys was due to their differences with the rest of society. Jason was Damien’s best friend and they would do everything together. Jessie was just an aquatint to Jason and Damien. Damien was the one that had a really bad reputation. All three boys would wear black, listen to metallica, and were said to be apart of a satanic cult.
David tried to ignore the Tomkey children, but “it was impossible to separate him from his celebrity” (851) making David envious. The Tomkeys judged by not owning a television and spending quality time together, and with the vacancy every weekend, David “felt as if my favorite show had been canceled” (851). David is obsessing over the Tomkeys, but until he realizes how ridiculous his obsession is over television, he will never change
The story " The Scarlet Ibis " by James Hurst starts with a young boy becoming a big brother. When his younger brother became old enough to walk but it turned out the he couldn 't walk so, he teaches him how to walk and in the end it becomes one of the reasons he dies. So, who is responsible for his death his older brother is is responsible for the death of Doodle his younger brother. How Doodle 's older brother is responsible for his death: his brother didn 't put thought into his condition, he didn 't think about his brothers feelings, and he only thought about himself. Why his brother didn 't put thought into his brothers condition.
Johnny and Dally would have never died if Johnny's parents weren’t so bad. As said in the novel Johnny has been abused by his father and his mother just doesn't care .Because of all this johnny stayed in the parking lot that night because he would usually stay their because of all the problems at home . If Johnny would have never stayed in that parking lot that night Ponyboy would have have never met Johnny and got in the big fight with the soc’s and Bob wouldn't have gotten killed , and Johnny would have never gotten killed in the fire when he ran away to the church which burnt him and killed him , and Dally would have never gotten upset because Johnny died. This lead to Dally robbing a store and bluffing to the police that he had a
Matthews doesn’t know any better, than to beat up his son when he gets angry. Only because this is how he was treated when he was younger. Mr. Matthew’s bubble of life is filled with anger. To not feel anything Mr. Matthews is always drunk and never in control. When Mr. Matthews was younger he went through the same treatment that Cole is treated with.
Freak the Mighty is about a boy named Max, and he is getting bullied. He is getting bullied because he’s “dumb, slow, and stupid”. Until Freak came along. They became best friends, and freak was weird too. Freak was bullied because he was “short, and small,” but very mighty indeed.
In the movie Kevin gave him a journal and it said Freak the Mighty on the front. Some things that were the same in the movie and book were that when Kevin first heard Max talk before they were friends he said "It talks". In both the story and the book Max carried Kevin on his shoulders when he needed to be taller or just didn 't want to roll his wheelchair around. Blade was trying to go get the boys from th the lake, he went in with a knife. Blade got caught by the cops and Max was called the hero.
Gary Ridgway was born on February 18, 1949 to Thomas Newton and Mary Rita Ridgway. He was the middle child of 3 boys. He was a quiet boy who didn’t have many friends. He grew up in a violent environment and also wet the bed until he was 14 years old. He had inappropriate feelings towards his mother, yet also hated her and dreamed of killing her.
In this book, firefighters are not any ordinary firefighters; instead of putting out the fires they start them on, only two things, houses and books. Books are banned from society by the government, and people are now distracted by “parlor walls’ or, in some teenagers cases, races or Fun Parks. Parlor walls are TVs built into the walls and costs you $2,000 to broadcast entertainment and news that are checked by the government. He likes the job until he meets his new neighbor, Clarisse McClellan, who is an “anti-social” seventeen year old. In other people’s minds she is antisocial because she doesn’t like things other people like, but to her she is social because her definition of social is talking about things that others don’t think twice about, like how strange the world is.
Although we do learn that Troy accidentally signed the papers to lock Gabriel away because of his inability to read, we know that he never took initiative to free Gabriel. Troy keeps money that is not his while keeping his own brother locked in a mental institute. Throughout Wilson’s Fences, the reader is introduced to several of Troy’s relationships with different members of his family. Troy’s tough personality traits keep him from sustaining healthy relationships. His constant actions show that he is driven, stubborn and struggles to live happily with his family for these reasons.