Differences In Madeleine L Engle's A Wrinkle In Time

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“Like and equal are not the same thing at all.” ― Madeleine L’Engle- A Wrinkle In Time. More specifically, A Wrinkle In Time is a book about a girl (Meg), and how her father vanished. In the book, the government told them he was on a top secret mission, while in the movie, he disappeared after Charles Wallace was born. Meg, Calvin, and Charles work through Camazotz and Uriel to find Meg’s father. This happens in both the story and the movie. Mrs Which, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Whatsit also helped them on their mission along the way. The story was more powerful than the movie because of its dialogue, setting, and plot. Sequentially, the story was better than the movie because of its dialogue. For example, “But Mrs Whatsit came to her and put an arm around her comfortingly. “I…show more content…
“You three children will be on your own. We will be near you; we will be watching you. But you will not be able to see us or to ask us for help, and we will not be able to come to you.” “But is Father here?” Meg asked tremblingly. “Yes.” “But where? When will we see him?” She was poised for running, as though she were going to sprint off, immediately, to wherever her father was. “That I cannot tell you. You will just have to wait until the propitious moment.” (pg.52) Particularly, in the movie the three ladies could only have enough strength to tesser themselves back. They give the children’s powers, but they do not tell them at what moment they will see them. The ladies desert the children on their own, but have voices so the children can hear them on their voyage to locate their father. To clarify, this piece of dialogue is showing that the story is better. This piece of dialogue is showing that the story is better because the children will have to persevere through many challenges to find their father and they will do whatever it takes to reach their goal. The reader can connect to a time where they had to

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