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The Shining - 2) Part One: Prefatory Matters - Chapters 4 Shadowland, 5 Phonebooth, 6 Night Thoughts and 7 In Another Bedroom Summary Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 4, Danny knows his mother is worrying about the car and Jack’s drinking habit because he can read her mind. Even though he doesn’t understand the concept, he worries that his parents will get a divorce. He’s heard these thoughts in both their minds ever since his father broke his arm. He wishes he could tell his mother that her fears are unfounded. When Danny concentrates, sometimes another boy named Tony comes to him. As Danny tries to concentrate, he realizes his father has gotten the job and is thinking about shingles. Tony calls him and shows him a vision of a large building covered in snow. Jack has put some of the shingles on the building. Inside the building Danny hears hollow thuds. He sees...

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