Gram- Annie's mom, who takes care of Max, along with Grim. The story is told through the voice of Max, who lives with his grandparents after his father, Kenny Kane, is imprisoned for killing his mother. You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this section. In general, two books have similar events. Gwen Kevin's mom There are lots of characters in 'Freak the Mighty'. For students interested in the myth and history of these times, encourage them to read a version of the story of King Arthur or to research facts about knights, armor, and chivalry. Freak is not offended—on the contrary he is delighted.
He is very small for his age. The problem is that he is very weak because he is abnormally small. Encourage other students to respond with their opinions, as well as, whether or not they agree or disagree with other blog comments. Maxwell does not know his father very well because he has spent the last several years in prison for killing Max's mom. Killer Kane Killer Kane, Max's father, was locked up in prison for murdering Max's mom.
These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. What other characters have they learned about? Teaching the Book Courage comes in all sizes. When Killer Kane was set on parole, he was thinking about buying a gun, so nothing would happen to Max. His gang steals Loretta Lee's purse. He learns that everybody feels pain.
He attempts to help rescue Max when he was kidnapped by his father. Explain why you think so. Max is tied up so he cannot leave. Max returns to the hospital the next day to find that Freak died because his heart became too big for his body. At the end, he tries to kill Max but fails and go to the jail again. Gwen had invited Max over for dinner when she felt bad about how she didn't have a proper introduction with Max.
With Gram not knowing in this plan, Grim felt broken, and sad lying to Gram. As you can see, Kenny Kane is a very mean person who cannot be trusted. He is the one that made himself and Max to escape from Blade. Ever since her daughter, Max's mom, was murdered by Max's father. After Kevin dies, he becomes kicker again. Ask them to predict which characters are on the cover.
The book they read is King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, and it is Arthurian chivalry that Kevin believes should guide their lives. The 1998 Golden Globe-nominated film The Mighty was based on the novel. On Christmas morning he leaves Max alone, tied up in a room in an old abandoned apartment. He was also a friend of Maxwell's dad Killer Kane , who makes him scared and nervous. Freak was a very trustworthy boy. Later on in the end of the book, Freak dies.
After his release from prison on parole, Kenny kidnaps Maxwell on Christmas Eve and takes him to Loretta and Iggy's apartment. Encourage students to support their answers with details and evidence from the text. When he came out of the jail, he went to Max and ran away of the house with him. They always have to watch their backs. The police are waiting outside, and Killer Kane is taken back to prison and has to serve his original sentence plus ten years. In both stories the main heroes have the mission. Freak has shiny silver braces on his legs and proclaims loudly to everyone that he is a robot.
He is brave that he tried to save Max from Killer Kane. He hides in the down under, even avoiding interaction with his own family. She and Maxwell's mother were friends until Kenneth Kane came along. They find an old purse that was dropped there by Blade. However, he has a seizure on his 13th birthday and dies.
In addition, Killer Kane proves that he is dishonest when he has a serious talk with Maxwell, and he swears to him that he did not kill Annie, Max's mother Philbrick 133. He recalls Freak bursting into the nursery school like he owns the place. Imagination is a muscle — the more you use it, the stronger it gets. Project the page on a whiteboard or pass out copies to students. However, he is in actuality a very kind-hearted and sensitive boy who hates his father and the terrible deeds he has committed. Killer Kane takes Max to the old tenements where Loretta and Iggy live.