A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Teen Book Club

A Wrinkle in Time Discussion Questions

  1. Did you like Meg?
  2. What did you think of her view of herself?
  3. What did you think of the community’s view of the Murrys?
  4. What did you think of Charles Wallace? And how he was a child prodigy? And how he could practically read Meg’s mind. How he acted much older than anyone else?
  5. What did you think of the way that Meg and Charles Wallace were seen as dumb and outsiders even though they weren’t (they didn’t conform)?
  6. What did you think of the theme of going at your own pace instead of going along with everyone else? Do you think there are times where you need to go along with everyone else and not stick out?
  7. What did you think of Meg wishing she was like everyone else?
  8. What did you think of Mr. Murry at the beginning of the story and the rumors that went along with his disappearance?
  9. What did you think of Mrs. Whatsit? And her name?
  10. Did you realize that there was something odd about her when Charles began talking to her like she was a child?
  11. What did you think of the way the family worked and the way they talked to each other?
  12. What did you think of Calvin? Pop kid shows up, and now views himself as misfit?
  13. What did you think of Meg and Calvin’s quick relationship?
  14. What did you think of the other Ms. Ws? Did you get them confused?
  15. When the group teleported, what did you think of Mrs. Whatsit’s change? Was it creepy?
  16. What did you think of the time wrinkle idea? How there was another dimension and they could almost go around time?
  17. What did you think when it turned out that Mrs. Whatsit was really a star, but gave it up to continue fighting against evil?
  18. What did you think of the Happy Medium? How she could make you happy?
  19. What did you think of Mrs. Who and how she talked mostly in quotes to get her point across?
  20. What did you think of Mrs. Which’s speech?
  21. What did you think of Camazotz?
  22. What did you think of the mechanicalness of the people and the way they were brainwashed?
  23. What did you think when you found out that anyone who is sick is put down? And it isn’t murder?
  24. Do you think that experiencing things is better than not? Compared to everyone being the same?
  25. What did you think when Charles Wallace was hypnotized?
  26. Did you get a creepy feeling of the town?

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