In Chapter 9 of Freak the Mighty, why do Kevin and Max go to the hospital?
At the beginning of Chapter 9, “Life Is Dangerous,” in Freak the Mighty, Max believes they are going on another quest or adventure - like normal. However, this journey, according to Max, was a lot longer than others. He says, “I’ll bet we’ve gone ten miles at least, because my legs think it’s a hundred, and even as light as Freak is, he’s starting to feel heavy” (50). In other words, Max has been walking for a VERY long time with Kevin on his shoulders.
Eventually, they end up at their final destination, or “Fortress,” as Kevin refers to it (50). The final...
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