The exposition is when Max describes himself. He describes himself as not smart and lonely. Max lives in a down under. This is the exposition because it tells us the main characters and main site.
The Rising action is when freak and max find a purse in the sewer. This is the Rising action because it is leading to the conflict/ event coming up.
The climax is when killer Kane takes max away from grim and gram. On Christmas eve it happened. This shows the climax because this is the event that we didn't expect coming and the problem is beginning.
The falling action is when freak saves max from killer kane by squirting chili powder in his eyes. This shows the falling action because it is starting to lead to the end of the story.
The conclusion is when max finds out that his friend Kevin died and thats when he started writing down all the adventures they went on together. This is the conclusion because all the problems are solved and there are no more problems.
The theme is Two brains are better than one brain. This is the theme because max was the body he controlled where to go and freak is the brain he tells max which direction to go on.