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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from The Shining

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


The Overlook Hotel - This was built in the early part of the twentieth century, and repeatedly sold and purchased, resulting in a vast history of intrigue and death. It eventually explodes.

Stovington Prep School - This was a prestigious institution of higher education for the nation's elite and the place of Jack Torrance's last gainful employment.

Room 217 - This hotel room is well known for its resident apparition: a dead, bloated, and evil corpse in the bathroom tub.

The Topiary - A collection of hedge animals that adorn the front...

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