- insolent: rude
- dais: raised platform
- defer: put off; delay
- omnipotent: all-powerful
- miasma- fog; heavy atmosphere
- What helps Meg to realize that Charles Wallace is not himself?
- To which character in The Tempest does Calvin compare Charles Wallace?
- What do Mrs. Who's glasses enable Meg to do?
- When she is finally reunited with him, how does Meg's father disappoint her?
- What are Meg's chief faults?