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A Wrinkle in Time

A Wrinkle in Time

by Madeleine L'Engle

Language and Communication Quotes

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Quote #10

"Oh, dear, it is so difficult to explain things to you, small one. And I know now that it is not just because you are a child. The other two are as hard to reach into as you are. What can I tell you that will mean anything to you? Good helps us, the stars help us, perhaps what you would call light helps us, love helps us. Oh, my child, I cannot explain! This is something you just have to know or not know." (11.83)

Aunt Beast has just as much trouble explaining as Meg does. How might one come to knowledge, if having others explain something is not an option?

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