What Is the Theme of "Freak the Mighty"?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 18, 2020 8:05:01 PM ET

The theme of Rodman Philbrick's young-adult novel "Freak the Mighty" is the power of friendship and its ability to triumph over adversity. Max tells the "unvanquished truth" of his friendship with Kevin to help make clear how it forever changes him.