What are all the conflicts briefly in "Freak The Mighty"?
There are many internal and external conflicts in Rodman Philbrick's novel Freak the Mighty. An internal conflict is when a character fights a battle within himself/herself. For example, someone might be conflicted because even though they know it is wrong to lie, it is the only way they can think of getting what they want. An external conflict is between a character or characters and one or more external force. This can be another character, a group, a natural disaster, technology, the supernatural, or an animal. This is not a comprehensive list.
Freak the Mighty is told from Max Kane's point of...
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The first conflict is that Max has been left motherless because his father killed his mother.
Max has trouble relating to people and has a lot of inner anger.
Max has learning disabilities and feels stupid.
Freak has a physical disability that limits his movement and height.
Max has grandparents who fear that he may turn out like his father.
Max's father is getting out of jail and wants to see him.
Freak has an allergic reaction to chopy suey at school and has to go to the hospital.
Max's father kidnaps him.
Freak confronts Max's father.
Loretta fights Max's father.
Max has to learn to cope without his friend.