Questions tagged [pet-sematary]

This tag should be used for questions related to Stephen King's 1983 novel "Pet Sematary," or the 1989 film of the same name.

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In the book Pet Semetary, why does Jud Crandall seem younger than his age?

I finished the book recently, and I keep thinking about how Jud was repeatedly described as seeming younger and more spry than his age (83) would imply. It's never explained, but it seems like it has ...
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Is there a backstory behind Pet Sematary? [closed]

As you may know, Stephen King has its own shared universe, bookwise, this sometimes leads to hilarious implications, such as Pennywise's greatest enemy being the Space-turtle-Jesus. Given that, I ...
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In Pet Sematary, why did Jud show Louis that the dead could be brought back?

Why did he do that if he knew the devastating consequences it would cause?
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Did Ellie and Rachel have the shine?

In Stephen King's plethora of novels, many of his characters have some sort of mental ability, be it pyrokinesis, telekinesis, or others. This ability is called "the Shine." In the book Pet Sematary,...
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What is Victor Pascow?

In the movie version of Pet Sematary, a dying Victor Pascow somehow knows Louis' name, and begins to warn Louis of the sour land. His "ghost" later appears to him, showing him the barrier at the Pet ...
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What was the significance of not looking back in Pet Sematary?

When the main character (Louis Creed) and the old man (Jud Crandall) go to the Indian burial ground, Jud tells Louis to not look behind while they are en route. I'm guessing this could have some ...