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The Shining - Study Guide 6) Part Three: The Wasps’ Nest Chapters 16 Danny and 17 The Doctor’s Office Summary & Analysis

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In Chapter 16, Wendy listens to her husband typing and believes, like he does, that his success in finishing the play is bringing him closer to healing. Danny is struggling ferociously to read his primers. Wendy sends him to get ready for bed. His parents are concerned when he doesn’t come out of the bathroom and the water continues to run. Jack kicks open the door, and they find Danny sitting trancelike on the rim of the bathtub. Jack shakes him and brings Danny back to reality. Danny remembers something about a timer and tells his parents that Tony had told him to lock the door. After they put Danny to bed, Wendy is hurt because he wants Jack to stay with him while he goes to sleep. Danny asks his father if he would ever hurt...

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