How did Meg break the Black Thing's spell in A Wrinkle in Time?

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When Meg returns to Camazotz to save Charles Wallace from IT, she is not sure how she can possiby to do this. She finds her brother, but he has changed so much that she begins to hate him, especially when he tells her that Mrs. Whatsit hates her, Meg, something she knows to be a lie. As her loathing grows, she feels the power of IT growing stronger inside of her. Then she suddenly realizes that love is the one thing the power of the Black Thing can't fight. She focuses all her energy on her love for the Charles Wallace, saying over and over again that she loves him, while tears run down her cheeks. Finally, this breaks the spell and Charles Wallace runs towards her, telling her she has saved him. The two then escape Camazotz. 

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In A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle, what does Meg have to do break the spell of the dark thing?

Meg has learned that she cannot break IT’s power over Charles Wallace by mere brute force. This has a limited effect on Charles Wallace, breaking his concentration for only a minute. She remembers that Mrs. Whatsit gave her the gift of her faults, so she tries to figure out how her flaws can help her in this situation. Her impatience has made her persistent, willing to return to Camazotz to rescue Charles Wallace, even though her father is close to giving up. It is the simple yet complicated act of loving Charles Wallace that rescues him. Meg realizes that this is the one thing that IT cannot understand, the unselfishness of love toward someone else. It has tried to spread “peace” by convincing everyone on Camazotz to be “like” everyone else. There is peace through “uniformity.” Yet it is not the same. Similarity is not the same as being identical. It is through the uniqueness of love for the flaws in ourselves and our self-sacrifice for someone else that can overcome evil.

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