In the film, freak moves into the house next to max, and then there is just trouble coming up from lookism (Kevin) and relationship oppression (Max, as he is the son of a murderer). Mostly, it is just a plot and a sequence of events without much of a clear character arc.
In the book, freak (Kevin) still moves into the house next to Max, and a few social norms are not observed (in contrast to the movie, where the actors (voice & physical) would probably experience mild embarrassment from defying social norms), thus making it a funny story at times. Shortly after Kevin moves into the house next to Max, trouble crops up from oppression (as with in the movie), and in the book, the assailants weren’t as nervous to attack as the actors in the movie appeared to be. A character arc is more evident in the book, but the plot & timeline are still present. …show more content…
It’s not worth the time to learn a simplistic version of something, as opposed to the full version of an article. To put this into context: homework isn’t fun if someone just gives you the answer, but it is more fun if they tell you how to get the answer, but not explicitly giving away the answer.
I think that the text is better than the film, as the text has more nuts & bolts, along with a highlighted character personality shift. In contrast, the film takes away your required thought to imagine things (the fun part of reading stories) by spooning it to you, and is more homogenous and esoteric (simplistic &