Study Guide

A Wrinkle in Time Characters

By Madeleine L'Engle

Meg Murry

A Wrinkle in Time begins with Meg alone in her attic bedroom, feeling weird, wrong, and out of...

Charles Wallace Murry

Charles Wallace looks like a five-year-old boy, but he talks like a professor and thinks like a...

Calvin O'Keefe

On first sight, Calvin O'Keefe might not seem to have much in common with Meg and Charles...

Mrs. Whatsit

Mrs. Whatsit is the most human-like of the three Mrs. Ws (at least until she turns into a...

Mrs. Which

We can't get enough of Oprah. Er...we mean, Mrs. Which.Mrs. Which seems the least material...

Mrs. Who

Of the three Mrs. Ws, Mrs. Who seems the vaguest. Perhaps that's because even her words are not...

IT

One brain to rule them all, one brain to find them, one brain to bring them all, and in the...

Mr. Murry

Mr. Murry enters the story three quarters of the way through the novel. Until that point, he...

Mrs. Murry

If the Murry twins form Meg's idea what healthy normality looks like, her mother is an example of...

Aunt Beast

Aunt Beast is one of the alien creatures that inhabits Ixchel, the planet the Murrys and Calvin...

The Happy Medium

Oh, puns, we love you so. The phrase "happy medium" long precedes the Medium's appearance as a...

The Prime Coordinator

The Prime Coordinator, a.k.a. the Man with the Red Eyes, introduces Meg, Calvin Wallace, and...

Sandy Murry and Dennys Murry

Sandy and Dennys are twins, and might as well be clones for the amount of individual...

Fortinbras

As the Murrys' pet dog, Fortinbras's main role is to run around and bark at things. But his bark...