LTWL 114 Lecture 101111

LTWL 114 Lecture 101111 - No father Siblings? Calvin and...

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LTWL 114 Lecture 10/11/11 23:56 A Wrinkle in Time – 1960’s Values/altruism Christian elements in time Ideas of good and evil in diff way from CS Lewis To an extent, it is a fantasy Sci-fi, secular concerns of her time Late elementary-middle school Meg = young teenager, protagonist in book Calvin introduced; quizzing her Meg knows math and physics but doesn’t know anything else Has most trouble in math class! Family are geniuses School system stifled her; she doesn’t show work Doesn’t get along w/ people Disciplinary problem Thinks that she is hideous Going thru puberty; not pleasant Doesn’t get along w/ peers or teachers; doesn’t like herself Believes bad things other people think of her (misfit!) Prefeminism Good mother, takes good care of them
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Unformatted text preview: No father Siblings? Calvin and Meg soulmates Calvin = charismatic, popular, family, home Charles Wallace Old Ahead of his years Quest to find Mr. Murray 3 fates Tesseract – must be able to visualize, higher mathematics; has cube on the side; faces of cube touches other faces; 4D 4 th dimension (physics term) folding space “a wrinkle in time” – move rapidly across universe; you are essentially moving from one place to another, describing that with physics; cutting across dimensions fantasy with mathematical/physical elements sci-fi space stories Calvin wants Charles to read Genesis story for bedtime; overt religious element Listed as warriors of the light Army of darkness 23:56 23:56...
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This note was uploaded on 10/16/2011 for the course LTWL 114 taught by Professor Potts during the Fall '11 term at UCSD.

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