Versions of Reality Quotes in The Shining
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)
(Don't push the facts away this time, girl. There are certain realities, as lunatic as this situation may be. One of them is that you are the only responsible person left in this grotesque pile. […])(46.2).
In Wendy's "Character Analysis" we argue that one of her strengths is her ability to accurately and honestly assess reality, even when the reality is supernatural.
"Great splashes of dried blood, flecked with tiny bits of grayish-white tissue" (12.39)
Danny is living in two or more realities at once when he sees the bloody wall of the Presidential Suite, as becomes clear when the blood starts oozing freshly from the wall a bit later on. This goes nicely with the theme of time in the novel.