A Wrinkle in Time Characters & Themes

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A Wrinkle in Time tells the story of a battle between absolute good and evil for control of the universe. If Meg, Charles Wallace, and Calvin lose, everyone loses.

The characters in A Wrinkle in Time range in type from "ordinary" humans to good witches to disembodied entities referred to only as Thing or IT. But even the human characters are extraordinary in the talents they possess and in the courageous behavior that they exhibit when put to the test.

The Murry children—Meg, her twin brothers Sandy and Dennys, and Charles Wallace—are all intelligent, Charles Wallace especially so. In the small New England town where they live, Meg and Charles Wallace are misfits; Sandy and Dennys are more social and thus fit in at school. The Murry parents are both highly intelligent and welleducated; Mr. Murry is a physicist, Mrs. Murry a...

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