In lines 14-15, Dabydeen remarks how Max “used to dream about being in Canada,” demonstrating his now-smothered fantasies about the place he could once live. In parallel, the author includes mention of Max’s nostalgic dreaming of the island, “He pictured the faces of the fellas on the island,”(lines 53-55) alluding to the lingering theme of regretful sacrifices. Max internally argues, through his fantasizing, that he could’ve had a reasonably stable life, had he remained on the island. His complex situation is exposed through juxtaposition once more through the contrasting statement of how this weary protagonist is “prepared for hell” (line 6), despite being in search of an impending, “sweet heaven” (line 8). This illustrates the complexity of his sense of place; he once dreamed about inhabiting Canada, yet his search of personal satisfaction is incomplete— he awaits a sanctuary in the future.
Max has his meeting with the principle, then soon after Freak chokes on food. Also, the novel and the movie both have or show Max living with Gram and Grim. There is also Freak naming the elements of the fireworks show while sitting on Max’s shoulders. They find Loretta’s purse in the drain.
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.
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Max struggled in school Before Kevin helped him, because he thought he was dumb. Kevin was Max’s tutor and helped Max with his reading. He told Max that each word was a piece of a picture, while a sentence was the whole picture. This gave Max confidence in his own ability to be a better reader. Kevin also helped Max so he could stay in his regular classes.
“Being a hero doesn’t mean you're invincible, it just means that you're brave enough to stand up and do what's needed, “says a sagacious man named Rick Riordan . Often times you see heroes on television who have super strength of flying powers, but heroes come in many different forms of people. Irena Sendler for example, was a great hero. Not many people know the name of Irena Sendler, she had done something big that impacted and saved the lives of many jews. Some heroes may be fictional as well.
Where the Wild Things are by Maurice Sendak is an interesting children’s picture book. The main character is a little boy named Max, who has a wild imagination. He uses all five senses as well as thought and his actions to express his personality as well as how he reacts and interacts with his surroundings. Max’s id, ego and super-ego are greatly shown in this book through the way that the author has portrayed him. Not only is this book a children’s story, but it can also be perceived as a life lesson.
Freak ends up in the hospital after starting to have a seizure at lunch in school one day. After a few days of being there and Max being hopeful that he will be okay, Freak dies. Morquio syndrome has taken Freaks’ life, from his heart growing too big for his small body. Max becomes a mass after he found out, and also found out Freak lied to him, because the doctors lied to Freak to not upset Freak, especially with only being in middle school with this many problems. Max stays in his room for days and days with the door locked, with not wanting to see anybody.
His classmates think of him as “stupid”, “dumb” and “slow”. Max has learning disabilities and doesn’t do well in school, even though he is in the lowest classes. Freak, his only friend passes away after their long friendship. Max is confused about the loss of his best friend because Freak told him that he was going to get bionic limbs. Soon after Freaks death he discovered that it was not true and that he was not telling the truth not to worry Max.