Is "Mother"/"She" actually "It"?

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Jan 29, 2016
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First time posting...I am in search of anyone else that has come up with the following theory (keep in mind I haven't read "It" since it originally came out) Apologies in advance if this has been chewed on in another thread: "Mother" is "It" and Stephen King sees himself as Jamie Morton. I think the black leg was a spider's leg. I think that the "hell" that Jamie saw is just another scrim, an illusion put forth by "It". For example...we never really are made to understand how Jamie is the "key". And if he alone can open that world and he had the power to push it away (only by saying no and firing a few shots) what does that bode? King carefully, but seemingly intentionally avoids divulging too much on these questions.

I think King is playing a long game here...kind of like he's doing with Mercedes and the Brady Hartsfield character. Remember, Pastor Charlie is the "5th business" - meaning a rather minor character in a bigger "movie" that is only a literary means to an end. His part is over, but...

...I don't think we've seen the end of Jamie Morton. I think there is something bigger looming. This might be the one story that brings the Dark Tower thread of King's universe and "It" to a close.

One other little odd, probably coincidental piece of information - The giant spider in the Lord of the Rings is referred to consistently by Gollum as "She". You know how King likes his connections.

Feel free to poke holes.
 

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#2
First time posting...I am in search of anyone else that has come up with the following theory (keep in mind I haven't read "It" since it originally came out) Apologies in advance if this has been chewed on in another thread: "Mother" is "It" and Stephen King sees himself as Jamie Morton. I think the black leg was a spider's leg. I think that the "hell" that Jamie saw is just another scrim, an illusion put forth by "It". For example...we never really are made to understand how Jamie is the "key". And if he alone can open that world and he had the power to push it away (only by saying no and firing a few shots) what does that bode? King carefully, but seemingly intentionally avoids divulging too much on these questions.

I think King is playing a long game here...kind of like he's doing with Mercedes and the Brady Hartsfield character. Remember, Pastor Charlie is the "5th business" - meaning a rather minor character in a bigger "movie" that is only a literary means to an end. His part is over, but...

...I don't think we've seen the end of Jamie Morton. I think there is something bigger looming. This might be the one story that brings the Dark Tower thread of King's universe and "It" to a close.

One other little odd, probably coincidental piece of information - The giant spider in the Lord of the Rings is referred to consistently by Gollum as "She". You know how King likes his connections.

Feel free to poke holes.
...that theory has been bandied about....my thought is simply that this is one man's version of what Hell(The Null)looks like, no scrim-and the "ant" analogue is too clear to be a deception....
 
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