A Wrinkle in Time

Author: Madeleine L’Engle
Plot Summary: Meg Murry, her youngest brother Charles Wallace, and their new friend Calvin join forces with three intergalactic beings – Mrs. Which, Mrs. Whatsit, and Mrs. Who -- to rescue Mr. Murry, Meg's and Charles' father, from IT, a source of evil and total mental control that devours individuality and self-perception.
Posted In: Metaphysics

Discussion Questions
  • What is a tesseract? How can we understand the concept of the fifth dimension?
  • Is time what you see when you look at a clock?
  • Do we need time?
  • What does it mean to waste time?
  • What is infinity? Is it an eternal present? What does that mean?
  • What is the past? Does it exist? What about the future?
  • How do you know you are in the present?
  • What does it feel like when time passes? Does time feel different at different times?