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The Shining Symbols & Objects

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The Scrapbook

Jack finds this scrapbook about the distasteful side of The Overlook’s history in the hotel’s basement. Inside it is an invitation to a masked dinner and ball announcing the re-opening of the hotel in the 50s, it is this ball that seems to come to life during the Torrences’ time in the hotel. The scrapbook seems to tip off Jack’s obsession with the hotel.

The Bad Thing

The Bad Thing is the phrase that Danny uses to describe his father’s drinking.

Red Volkswagon Bug

The Torrances’ car is a red bug. It has a fuel pump that is going bad. George Hatfield slashed the tires on this car in his anger over being cut from the debate team.

A Black Silk Cat’s Eye Mask

After the Torrence family hears the hotel’s elevator running although there is no one around...

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