After you have read chapters 4 through 8 in Freak the Mighty, respond to one of the following discussion topics. You may respond to both topics, but only one is required. Remember to write in complete sentences and proofread your writing before you submit your comments to the blog. Be sure to use your first name only.
1. Who is Gwen of Air? Why does Max think Gwen is afraid of him? What does Max learn is the real reason she is frightened of him? Predict what you think happened to Max’s father.
2. Why does Max begin carrying Kevin on his shoulders? How does Kevin feel about riding on Max’s shoulders? How do Max and Kevin become Freak the Mighty? What made Max a hero?