In A Wrinkle in Time, why does Mrs. Murry think that Meg and her brother are very smart?

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In A Wrinkle in Time, why does Mrs. Murry think that Meg and her brother are very smart?

Mrs. Murray

In Madeleine L'Engle's science fantasy classic A Wrinkle in Time, Mrs. Murry is the mother of Charles Wallace and Meg. Mrs. Murry is a scientist and a very intelligent woman.

Answer and Explanation:

Mrs. Murry thinks that her children Meg and Charles Wallace are both very smart because she and her husband have both given the children intelligence quotient (IQ) tests. The children believed they were just games, but their parents had been checking to monitor the aptitude of Meg and her brother. Although, Mr. Murry refused to share the results with the children, he did hint that they had few limitations on based on their abilities.


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