Freak the Mighty is a book about two boys who both have disabilities. Freak or Kevin has a disability with growing and Max or Maxwell has a disability with learning. They were in the same day care class when they were young, but then Freak moved. When they were entering 8th grade Freak’s family, his mom and himself, moved back next to Max’s family’s, his grandparents and himself, house. They became friend and took care of each other disabilities.
However, there’s something they do not know. Shirley Jackson creates the theme things might be different than what is expected in this short story by her intelligent use of word choice, and use of dialogue. In the short story “Charles”, the theme “Things might be different than what is expected” appears many times. Near the beginning of the story, Laurie describes his first day of kindergarten to his parents during lunch and mentions a kid in his class misbehaving.
However, he is very intelligent and knows words some adults have never even heard of. Max and Freak had seen each other since they were little kids, but they became real friends once Freak moved in next to Max 's house. When Freak rides on Max’s shoulders, they like to call themselves Freak the Mighty. They go on pretend quests together and use their imagination to create worlds that they can go through.
Mystery of Lorance Exter Today we will be discussing the mystery of Lorance Exter. Lorance Exeter is in the hollywood hospital my prediction is he is having a baby. The reason I believe this is because his previous purchases are at a baby shop. Then after that on October 1903 He had gone to pay a doctor for giving them a baby.
In the novel,Absolutely True Diary Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Axle,Arnold spirit, the protagonist, is a nerdy kid with health problems. Arnold has big hands and a big head that many people make fun of him for. Also, he is so smart that he has to act dumb so that Indians won’t know how smart he is. ‘’like he said in the book that I have to look dumb near them so that they will now that i don 't belong’’. Arnold has health problems because he said that it happens to him in the beginning of the book.
This Quote represents Insanity (Sociopathy) because it shows both Perry’s killer natural way of thinking and it also shows Dick’s colossal use of them to get what he desires. Dick suffers brain damage he received from a concussion and Perry has paranoid schizophrenia . This could possibly contribute to their questionable mental state of mind. Some symptoms of insanity include : frequent lying, stealing , fighting , no guilt or remorse for anything whatsoever , breaking the law repeatedly , the ability to act charming and witty, disregarding of the safety of others, manipulating other people 's emotions, and inability to tolerate frustration . Both Dick and Perry poses some of these traits / symptoms which may lead us to believe they could
Peter’s brown hair and brown eyes sets him apart from the typical German look. Peter’s main passion is music, especially swing. This love for music may have come about due to being raised by a single mother. When Peter was very young, his father was taken away by the Nazis, and ever since his father was taken away, Peter has been facing an inner conflict. Arvid is one of Peter’s main friends, therefore Peter’s attitude towards Arvid is understanding, loyal, and protective.
The king chooses him as his jester and always makes fun of him. Hop Frog does not like to drink alcohol, but the king forces him anyway. The king even makes a toast to friends Hop Frog is no longer acquainted with anymore: “Come here Hop Frog, swallow this bumper to the health of your absent friends” (Poe). After Hop Frog drinks the wine, his eyes fill with tears because of the king’s rude comment. The king seems oblivious to Hop Frog’s sadness: “Ah!
In All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr, Werner can be characterized as a hero. Werner spends most of his childhood at an orphanage because his parents died. He is also very intelligent and excels in math and science. In addition, Werner has a mentor that helps him on his journey. The character of Werner can be categorized as a hero because he has an unusual childhood, a mentor who helps him on his journey, and a special weapon only he can use.
These similarities made me picture me as Jeannette and my father as Rex. This made Rex’s death at the end of the book extremely hard on me. I cried for at least an hour. This book was just so well written I could put myself in it and try to feel her pain. It’s like in “Song of Myself” by Walt Whitman where he is saying that everyone is connected in the world and that if you know someone and their struggle you can become them metaphorically.
Freakonomics is somewhat random grab bag of topics. The unifying theme of this book for me was finding ways to ask questions so that one's available statistics and data can provide an answer, time after time they used available statistics to provide some time of reasoning or answers to the question being asked. Some of these efforts were more successful than others. Some of the questions Levitt and Dubner study felt unnecessary, that no one really cares about. But there are also some good subjects.
In the book Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick, there are contrast and contradiction moments that are revealing change. In the book, Grim and the School nurse both say,“ Everything is going to be okay maxwell, I am sure of it.” But, Max thinks he is okay and nothing bad is going to happen and Freak is the one that needs someone to tell him he is going to be okay, because stuff is happening to freak.