Book report on a wrinkle in time

Publication history[ edit ] The book was written between and In A Circle of Quiet[5] she explains that the book was conceived "during a time of transition. L'Engle writes that "we drove through a world of deserts and buttes and leafless mountains, wholly new and alien to me. L'Engle was reading about quantum physics at the time, which also made its way into the story.

Book report on a wrinkle in time

Publication history[ edit ] The book was written between and In A Circle of Quiet[5] she explains that the book was conceived "during a time of transition. One of the guests happened to know John C.

The book has been continuously in print since its first publication. The cover art on the paperback editions has changed several times since first publication. The book was reissued by Square Fish in trade and mass market paperback formats in Mayalong with the rest of the Time Quintet.

Her family knows that she is emotionally immature but also sees her capable of doing great things. Unable to sleep during a thunderstorm, Meg descends from her attic room to find Charles Wallace sitting at the table drinking milk and eating bread and jam.

Book report on a wrinkle in time

They are then joined by their mother, and are visited by their new eccentric neighbor, Mrs Whatsit. In the course of conversation, Mrs Whatsit casually mentions there is such a thing as a tesseractwhich causes Katherine to almost faint. The next morning, Meg discovers that the term refers to a scientific concept her father was working on before his mysterious disappearance.

They then go to visit an old haunted house near town which Charles Wallace already knows is the home of Mrs Whatsit. She promises that she and her friends will help Meg find and rescue her father. In the evening, Charles Wallace declares it is time for them to go on their mission to save their father.

This is accompanied by the appearance of the third member of the "Mrs Who", Mrs Which, who appears to materialize out of nothing. Their first stop is the planet Uriel, a Utopian world filled with Centaur -like beings who live in a state of light and love.

Mrs Whatsit herself shows that she, Mrs Who, and Mrs Which are all these centaur-like creatures in disguise as humans. There the "Mrs Ws" reveal to the children that the universe is under attack from an evil being who appears as a large dark cloud called The Black Thing, which is essentially the personification of evil.

The children are then taken to visit the "Happy Medium", a woman with a crystal ball through which they see that Earth is partially covered by the darkness, although great religious figures, philosophers, scientists, and artists have been fighting against it.

Mrs Whatsit is revealed to be a former star who exploded in an act of self-sacrifice to fight the darkness. The children then travel to the dark planet of Camazotz, which has "given in" to the Black Thing.

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They find that all the inhabitants behave in a mechanistic way and seem to be under the control of a single mind. Under its influence, he takes Meg and Calvin to the place where Alexander is being held prisoner because he would not succumb to the group mind.

The planet turns out to be controlled by an evil disembodied brain with powerful abilities, which the inhabitants of Camazotz call "IT. In such proximity to IT, the children are threatened by a possible telepathic takeover of their minds.

When they arrive on the neighboring planet of Ixchel, Meg is nearly frozen, and paralyzed.

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Their father had last seen Charles Wallace when he was a baby and Calvin had only just met him. They each give her a gift. Mrs Whatsit gives Meg her love. Mrs Who quotes to Meg a passage from the Bible about God choosing the foolish of the world to confound the wise, and the weak to defeat the strong 1 Corinthians 1: Meg realizes that the one thing she has that IT does not is love.

In the vegetable garden they are all reunited with Katherine and the twins. Mrs Whatsit says that although she and the others like the spectacle of the family reuniting, they have to go somewhere. Before Mrs Whatsit finishes her sentence, she and the others disappear.

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It is the first book in L'Engle's Time Quintet, which follows the Murrys and Calvin O'Keefe.. The book inspired two film adaptations, both by. A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel written by American Madeleine L'Engle, first published in The book won the Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

It is the first book in L'Engle's Time Quintet, which follows the Murrys and Calvin O'Keefe.. The book inspired two film adaptations, both by. A Wrinkle in Time is a science fantasy novel written by American writer Madeleine L'Engle, first published in The book won the Newbery Medal, Sequoyah Book Award, and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award, and was runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Award.

It is the first book in L'Engle's Time Quintet, which follows the Murrys and Calvin O'Keefe.. The book inspired two film adaptations, both. A Wrinkle in Time (A Wrinkle in Time Quintet Book 1) - Kindle edition by Madeleine L'Engle.

Book report on a wrinkle in time

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