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Who is grim in Freak the Mighty?

Last Updated: 13th February, 2020

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Grim. Elton Pinneman (called Grim by Maxwell Kane) is the grandfather of Max, father of Max's mother, Annie Kane, and husband of Gram. In the film, he is portrayed by character actor Harry Dean Stanton.

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In respect to this, who is Gwen in Freak the Mighty?

Fair Gwen of Air In Freak the Might by Rodman Philbrick, the beautiful Gwen is Kevin's mother. Kevin, or Freak as Max affectionately calls him, calls his mother the 'Fair Gwen of Air' because of his obsession with King Arthur and the Fair Guinevere. In this lesson, we will learn more about Gwen.

Subsequently, question is, what does gram say about herself in Freak the Mighty? Gram is one of the minor characters in Freak the Mighty. The author, Rodman Philbrick, describes Gram as Max's grandma that takes care of him. In addition, Gram is protective and appreciative. In the novel, the author reveals that Gram Is protective when she is worrying about Max sleeping down stairs.

Consequently, what are some character traits of grim in Freak the Mighty?

In the novel, the author reveals that Grim is caring when, "Grim, he just keeps patting me on the arm and saying, "This is important Max. Maybe they'll lock him up for good."(Philbrick #136). This shows that, Grim is caring because he pats him on the arm showing he is worried about him and he is caring for Max.

Why does Max live with grim and gram in Freak the Mighty?

Max Kane lives with his grandparents, Gram and Grim. The reason that Max has to live with his grandparents is because his mom is dead, and his father is in jail. Now here's the real kicker. Max's father, Kenny Kane, is in prison for murdering his own wife.

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