What did Meg have that IT did not? How did this help her to save Charles Wallace?
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Why do you think that a giant brain was unable to feel love? What human organ is usually associated with love? Do you think it is significant that the author chose to portray IT as a brain?
There are several references to God and the Bible in the story. Would you characterize the novel as religious? Why or why not?
Why couldn’t the children survive on a two-dimensional planet? What happened to them there?
What is the Thing? How does it affect earth and other planets? How can the Thing be fought? Who on earth has fought against it?
Meg feels that much of what she has to learn in school is unimportant. What do you consider important for you to learn in school? What would you say to the school board to change what is taught? Explain in detail what you consider important.
In chapter 1, Meg tells her kitten, “Just be glad you’re a kitten and not a monster like me.” Later, she tells her mother, “I hate being an oddball.” Have you ever felt like a monster or an oddball? When and why? How did you handle your feelings?