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The Shining

The Shining

  

by Stephen King

Family Quotes in The Shining

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #10

"You're not my daddy. […] And if there's a little bit of my daddy left inside you, he knows they lie here. Everything is a lie and a cheat. […] You're it, not my daddy. You're the hotel. […] Go on and hit me. But you'll never get what you want from me." (55.56-55.58)

With great empathy, and with undying love for the 'real' Jack, Danny does what Jack never did – he stands up to his father.

Quote #11

"Run away. Quick. And remember how much I love you" (55.60).

Danny's courage breaks through Jack's intense madness, creating a brutally tender, final father-son moment.

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