Literary Analysis Essay On Freak The Mighty

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Freak The Mighty Literary Essay Group C By: Ethan, Elizabeth, James, Ronith, and Wyland In the book, Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick, two characters, Kevin and Max, become acquaintances. Kevin, a small young disabled kid, is now friends with Max, who is mentally challenged. Through this unlikely friendship, they become a team called Freak the Mighty. They go on many adventures together, but that all changes when Killer Kane, Max’s father, is released from prison and is on parole. Kevin, whose sobriquet is Freak, quotes, “Life is dangerous,” which shows all the hardships they’ve been through together. The moral of the story is to persevere and to never back down from a challenge. The theme of the story is to persevere and never back down. Freak is crippled, he can’t walk straight, and his body uses more energy because it takes a lot of effort to walk. In the story it states,“He is able to hump down the steps by himself, except it makes him sort of out of breath, you can hear him wheezing or I guess, you’d call it panting, like a dog does on a hot day.” Freak has to persevere to walk, because it is very hard for him to move around. Freak and Max need each other to persevere through many difficulties and daily challenges. Max has to stand firm…show more content…
In the text it says “That's when Freak squeezes the trigger and sprays him right in the eyes. Then Killer Kane is screaming in this high, scared, voice. His hands are scrubbing at his eyes and it's like that scream wakes me up, because the next thing I know I’ve got Freak in my arms and I’m running through the dark for the stairs, running as fast as I can on feet that I can’t even feel.” Freak makes many sacrifices and risks to help Max escape from the the cellar hole (a burned out basement). Freak the Mighty worked as one when Killer Kane kidnapped Max. The moral of the story is to persevere through your
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