Dealing With Our Bloody Past: Repression vs. Recognition of American History in Stanley Kubrick’s ‘The Shining’

“This essay explores how director Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining establishes the Overlook Hotel as an environment where conservative complacency has become the norm and all hope of progression is lost. By using a maze motif and the backdrop of Native American genocide, The Shining explores and critiques how modern America was constructed.”

For more, read the full article here!

Advertisements