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05-17-2010, 08:20 AM
The Shining, 1977

Please grade The Shining (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shining_(novel)) in the following three areas using the grades A, B, or C:

Strength of Plot
Character Development
Quality of the Story's Ending

If you haven't read this book yet, please vote Never Read. Feel free to discuss your votes in this thread.

IMPORTANT: Please make sure to select only one grade in each grading area. For complete instructions, see this post (http://www.thedarktower.org/palaver/showpost.php?p=314275&postcount=1).

05-17-2010, 12:02 PM
All A's for this one. Awesome book!

05-17-2010, 06:29 PM
All A's. And I dare you to say different.

05-18-2010, 03:54 AM

So good. C:

05-19-2010, 05:06 PM
AAA. One of the shit scariest novels I've ever read. Another SK book that's in serious need of a re-read from me, I think.

05-19-2010, 06:42 PM
All A's again. In fact, I think that this book perfectly illustrates what is A material for all three of these criteria.

05-24-2010, 08:52 AM
The poll has closed. This round The Shining has earned an OAG (overall average grade) of 2.829931973 or 94.33% in addition to its FAS (final average score), making it 7.418167267 or 92.73%. In 2009, The Shining received an OAG of 2.779342722 for a FAS of 7.133188875, so it gained 0.284978392 (+4.00%) this time.

Grade breakdown:
Strength of Plot: 2.897959184 (96.60%)
Character Development: 2.857142857 (95.24%)
Quality of the Story's Ending: 2.734693878 (91.16%)

stone, rose, unfound door
05-25-2010, 12:31 PM