What does Freak mean when he says good riddance to bad rubbish p 73 )? How do Freak and Max differ in their attitudes toward their fathers?
57) Max to reader Questioning Freak’s quest Max asserting his intelligence. “Good riddance to bad rubbish.” (p. 73) Freak to Max Glad to be rid of trash. Freak is saying he’s better off without his dad, who left b/c of his disability.
What happened in Chapter 5 of Freak the Mighty?
In Chapter 5 of Freak the Mighty, by Rodman Philbrick, Max becomes acquainted with his new friend Kevin’s mother, Gwen. The first time she saw Max, she looked scared to death and ran away with Kevin. Unsure about how to take her reaction, Max is surprised to learn that Gwen has a history with his family.
How does Max describe himself in this chapter?
Max has a big problem with self-image at the beginning of the novel. He describes himself negatively, calling himself a ”butthead,” ”a hulk,”…
What does Freak mean when he says good riddance to bad rubbish?
“good riddance bad rubbish” A saying that means you are glad to get rid of something that is bad.
What is an important quote in Freak the Mighty?
“Remembering is a great invention of the mind.” “You don’t need a time machine if you know how to remember.” “His heart was simply to big for his body.” “I never had a brian till freak came along..”
What happened in Chapter 7 of Freak the Mighty?
It turns out Freak’s brilliant plan is to run straight for the nasty pond where the fireworks were launched from. Max resists going in, but the sound of Blade’s knife convinces him, and in he plunges. Max keeps going till he is up to his chest in water, and Freak finally stops him.
Why is Max crying at the end of the chapter?
At the end of Chapter Five, Max is crying because he is happy.
Where did Max and Kevin first meet?
Max and Kevin met for the first time when they were both in day care. Max was an angry kid called Kicker because he kicked everyone, while Kevin called himself Robot Man because of the leg braces he had to wear.
How would you describe a Freak in Freak the Mighty?
Kevin (Freak) Avery Kevin, whom Max refers to as “Freak,” is extremely intelligent and has a quick and sarcastic wit. He also has a condition called Morquio syndrome that affects his growth and mobility. He is very small for his age, wears leg braces, and uses crutches to get around.