Meg Murry In 'A Wrinkle In Time'

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In the novel, A Wrinkle in Time, Meg Murry is a character that experiences a lot of change throughout the course of the book. She is a scared, lonely girl struggling to find your voice at the beginning, and at the end of the book Meg is a brave young woman ready to stand up for herself. She realizes that it’s not being different that's a problem, it’s not accepting yourself and who you are that’s the problem. Throughout the novel, A Wrinkle in Time, Meg proves to be a character who shows courage, learns leadership, and understands self-confidence.
Meg is beginning to be brave and courageous when it matters most. All her life she had been scared, and if Meg had not taken all the advice, all the mistakes, and learned from them, she would not have the courage she does at this part in the book. At this point in the book the Mrs. W’s are asking Meg to go alone onto Camazotz, through the dark thing, and into IT again. She has to go alone to save Charles Wallace. While Meg’s father and Calvin tell her not to go, she stands up for herself and is courageous. “"Do you have the courage to go alone?" Mrs. Whatsit asked her. Meg's voice was
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She isn’t scared anymore, and she realizes that maybe she doesn’t need someone else to be brave. She also realizes that she can do anything, and that it doesn’t matter what other people think of her, and she gains self confidence. Charles Wallace has just been taken over by IT, and is taking Meg to her father. Meg and Calvin always hold hands when Meg is scared, but she doesn’t ask him this time. “ Ever since this journey began, she had been looking for a hand to hold...” This is important to Meg’s character because this shows that she is actually growing up and is not dependent on Charles, or anyone else anymore. She has learned self confidence, and doesn’t care if she is wrong, or what other people think of her. She now knows that she doesn’t need other people’s opinions to be
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