Observe that light travels in a straightline until it strikes an object and isreflected and/or absorbed.
Light travels from theflashlight in a straight lineuntil it reaches thesurface of the mirror. Theglass of the mirror reflectsthe light away from themirror’s surface.
Light travels fromthe flashlight in astraight line until itreaches thesurface of thedoor. The wood inthe door absorbsthe light, so thatwe are unable tosee the light onthe other side of the door.