© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.


1. Ullman interviews Jack Torrance to be caretaker of which of the following?→The Overlook Inn
2. What happened to the last caretaker?→He left because he couldn’t stand the isolation
3. Why was Jack fired from his teaching job?→Because he “lost his temper” and hit a student
4. Danny’s face was covered by a “caul” when he was born. What do the old wives’ tales say this means?→That the baby will have second sight
5. What is Danny’s nickname?→Danny (short for Daniel)
back to top