Madeleine L Engle's A Wrinkle In Time

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Madeleine L 'Engle a French author created a blend of science and fairy tale magic for developing the story line in her book A Wrinkle in Time. The book is one big journey with three main characters. From the beginning Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin go on multiple adventures filled with fun, crazy, exciting moments. This book is completed with many obstacles in the way of the trio. A sure perspective that is extremely predominant in this book is love. This love takes the characters on the trek of a lifetime, for the sole motivation of discovering her dad.
Meg Murray, the hero and the individual who narrarates the novel, is the main protagonist. Megs high school life is a long way from simple. In school, she was moved down to the lowest section of her grade. She has a little brother, Charles Wallace, and two twin brothers, Sandy and Denny. She often gets teased about her five-year-old brother, Charles Wallace, who everyone thinks is dumb, although he
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Meg learns about her missing fathers whereabouts from Mrs. Whatsit. Mrs. Whatsit explains how they travel through time and space so quickly: it 's a tesseract, a wrinkle in time, that takes them through the multiple dimensions. Meg goes on a time traveling journey with her brother Charles Wallace, and her friend Calvin O 'Keefe. On their journey they are given a view of “The Dark Thing”, the only thing stopping it they find is people such as Jesus, Buddah, and Ghandi. Their mission is to save Meg and Charles’ father from another universe. Meg, Charles, and Calvin engage in a war with a giant brain called IT. IT ends up holding Meg’s father and Charles Wallace hostage. When confronting him she realizes the one thing she has over IT is love. She focuses all her love on a brainwashed Charles Wallace which therefore, unbrainwashes him. Throughout the story the reader starts to realize the moral is all about love. After Meg realizes the power she has over IT, love, her and her younger brother travel home back to their
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