A Wrinkle in Time SparkNotes Literature Guide

A Wrinkle in Time SparkNotes Literature Guide


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Madeleine L’Engle’s Newbery Award-winning masterpiece has entranced young people since it was first published more than 50 years ago. With its mix of science fiction and fantasy—including quantum physics—plus a strong and smart female protagonist, it holds a unique place in the annals of children’s literature. This SparkNotes guide helps readers uncover the full richness and detail of this timeless work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781411479128
Publisher: Spark
Publication date: 02/13/2018
Series: SparkNotes Literature Guide Series , #65
Pages: 64
Sales rank: 399,970
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

Context 1

Plot Overview 3

Character List 5

Overall Analysis and Themes 8

Summary and Analysis 10

Chapter 1 Mrs. Whatsit 10

Chapter 2 Mrs. Who 12

Chapter 3 Mrs. Which 14

Chapter 4 The Black Thing 16

Chapter 5 The Tesseract 18

Chapter 6 The Happy Medium 20

Chapter 7 The Man with Red Eyes 22

Chapter 8 The Transparent Column 25

Chapter 9 It 27

Chapter 10 Absolute Zero 29

Chapter 11 Aunt Beast 31

Chapter 12 The Foolish and the Weak 33

Study Questions 37

How to Write Literary Analysis 37

The Literary Essay: A Step-by-Step Guide 37

Suggested Essay Topics 49

Glossary of Literary Terms 50

A Note on Plagiarism 52

Review and Resources 53

Quiz 53

Suggested for Further Reading 58

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