The Old Demon

The Old Demon

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  • Date Submitted: 02/22/2009 7:29 AM
  • Category: English
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A Wrinkle in Time – Internal and External Conflicts

External Conflicts

1. Page 121

Charles Wallace fights the Man with the Red Eyes

Calvin …“but there are other way’s, my little may. Oh, yes, there are other ways”

Charles - “If you try it on my, I shall kick you”. It was the first time Meg had ever heard Charles Wallace suggest violence.

2. Page 148 – 149

Charles Wallace and Meg fight over Mrs. Who’s spectacles

Charles – “Give me those spectacles” Charles voice came in a harsh command

Meg – “Give them to me.” Meg kicked at Charles Wallace and ran at the column

1. Page 110 – 111

Charles Wallace and Calvin fight about going on the the central intelligence

Calvin – “I think we ought to have passports or something”

Charles – “we certainly haven’t got any papers in proper order”. “If we needed passports or papers Mrs. Whatsit would have told us so”

Calvin – “ now look here, old sport. I love those three old girls as much as you do, but I am not sure they know everything

Internal Conflicts

1. Page 3 – 5

Meg is very worried and scared in the attic during a big storm

It was a dark and stormy night. In her attic bedroom, Margaret Murry wrapped in an old patch work quilt.
She wasn’t usually afraid of the weather.
It is the weather on top of everything else … Meg Murry doing everything wrong

2. Page 58 – 59

Meg struggles with herself in the darkness and the silence. She doesn’t know where she is.
“I am asleep; I am dreaming, she thought. I am having a nightmare. I want to wake up. Let me wake up
“ Where am I?”

3. Page 208

Meg finally realizes that she loves Charles Wallace

She could stand there and she could love Charles Wallace. Her own Charles Wallace, the real Charles Wallace
Charles. Charles, I love you…..come back to me….Oh, Charles Wallace, I love you. Tears were streaming down her cheeks, but she was unaware of them. She was even able to look at him.


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