The plot of “The Ring 2” is fairly easy: After Rachel discovers that persons are nonetheless copying the cursed tape (a development she began, it is value noting), she makes an attempt to burn the primary new tape she finds. This solely incurs Samara’s wrath, and Samara goes after Rachel by slowly possessing her son Aidan.
“The Ring 2” is primarily about childhood trauma. On the finish of the primary movie, Aidan sees his father die and solely escapes by serving to his mom switch the curse onto others. Rachel is an grownup, so she tries her greatest to compartmentalize what’s occurred by rationalizing that she had no different selection than to save lots of her little one.
Aidan, nevertheless, is a toddler who does not have the grownup instruments to deal with what’s occurred to him. He’s each actually and figuratively haunted by Samara. When he turns into possessed, Aidan turns into so chilly that it reads as a bodily sickness. And in the true world, it isn’t unusual for emotional trauma to result in or exacerbate bodily sickness. In “The Ring 2,” docs on the hospital suspect Rachel is abusing Aidan as a result of none of them are capable of diagnose what’s actually occurring to him.
The story can also be about how adults must cope with their trauma, too. In a approach, you could possibly argue there is a type of abuse occurring between Rachel and Aidan as a result of Rachel is ignoring her household’s trauma, which is having aggressively destructive results.