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Meg Murray as a Symbol in “A Wrinkle in Time”

Meg Murray as a Symbol in “A Wrinkle in Time”

-Find “A Wrinkle in Time” on Amazon Meg Murray as a Symbol Madeline L’engle’s quintessential science-fiction fantasy novel A Wrinkle in Time isn’t what one would call an allegory in the strictest sense. Still, there are many symbols in A Wrinkle in Time, both philosophical and metaphysical, which is what makes it such a special book. Meg as the Angst of Adolescence The novel’s protagonist, Margaret Murray, is a fourteen-year-old high school student. She’s overly concerned about her looks, incessantly self-critical, and has a ton of angst about her inability to fit in with the other kids at school. If that sounds familiar it’s because Margaret Murray is a symbolic […]

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