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The Shining Setting

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Playground

While he is playing in playground, Danny believes that he comes in contact with the spirit of a boy who might have died or been killed there.

The Colorado Lounge

The Colorado Lounge is the nightclub in the hotel. It is in this lounge that Jack talks to a bartender named Lloyd and pretends he is drinking. It is also in this lounge that Jack believes that he is seeing former clients of the hotel making fun of him.

Rug Outside the Presidential Suite

When Danny wakes from a dream in which he has spoken to Tony, the night The Overlook’s boiler explodes, he is on the rug outside the presidential suite in the hotel. Danny has seen this place before in his dreams.

Topiary

The hotel’s topiary contains a variety of hedge animals including a rabbit, dog, and two lions. Both Danny and Jack notice...

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