FREAK THE MIGHTY

Gage Elrod and Hudson Smith

BOOK SUMMARY

In freak the mighty the main character is Max and Kevin or as most people know him as freak. This books tone is different than most others it is dark but not too dark. The author is Rodman Philbrick. Max is much bigger than most kids and some adults. Freak has a disease called moroquio syndrome which makes his body not grow as fast. his diseases effects him and he wont live as long as other people. A problem in our book is that Max's dad is a killer in fact is nickname is Killer Kane.

KING AURTHUR

King Arthur is a medieval mythological figure who was head of Kingdom Camelot and the Knights of the Round Table.  He inherited the throne because he was King Uther Pendragon's first born son. Sir Lancelot fell in love with Queen Guinevere. Merlin was a magician who helped King Arthur. Lady of the Lake was a mysterious female who gave King Arthur his sword. King Arthur's death was in a battle. In our story Freak and Max think of their life as a quest.

KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE

The knights of the round table were the brothers in arms. The table was round because they thought of everyone as equal. Sir Lancelot was one of King Arthur's greatest knights and was a champion fighter. King Arthur was a legendary leader who pulled a sword out of the stone. Queen Guinevere was the King Aurthurs wife but she had an affair with Sir Lancelot.  In our story freak and max think they are equal and one is not better than the other.

MOROQUIO SYNDROME

Moroquio syndrome makes your metabolism not work properly. The symptoms are abnormal development of the bones, bell shaped chest, coarse facial features, and hypermobile joints. It is passed  down in the genes. There is no treatments. It may lead to death if you have a heart attack, bone problems can lead to complications. It is 1 in 200,000 births. Freak has moroquio syndrome in our story.

BIONICS

Bionics are the replacements of body parts by mechanical versions. Bio mimicry consists of mechanical parts. It can benefit humans by them getting bionic eyes and legs.  prosthesis is a non motorized energy powered part. You control your bionics with your brain. In our story Freak the Mighty, Freak is interested in bionics and wants to be bionic.

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