Isolation In King's The Shining

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King was not impressed by Kubrick’s intellectual approach to the material. He considers it as “a film by a man who thinks too much and feels too little.” King’s novel is a multiple perspective narrative that switches between interior monologues of Jack, Wendy, and Danny, as they wonder in isolation at The Overlook Hotel. King acts as the omniscient narrator, so readers follow the evolution of the family’s exasperations, despondencies, and nightmares. King’s The Shining is composed mostly of the traditional hauntings: shadows from the past, residual caretakers, and a corpse in the bathtub. For the most part, the Torrances only experience, ghostly impressions, to quote Danny, "just like pictures in a book.” However, King incorporates the MacBeth
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