I think I was screaming. She is given her opportunity when Sue Snell, another of the “in” group, experiences so much guilt after the shower incident that, as a kind of atonement, she persuades her boyfriend to ask Carrie to the prom. In the locker room, in agony, Carrie had unconsciously blown out light bulbs and knocked things over. Carie telekinetically takes over the car and runs it into the wall of the roadhouse, killing Chris and Billy instantaneously. She appeared to be a mysterious student, who kept to herself much of the time and never bothered anyone. Chamberlain also turns gradually into a ghost town. Carrie essays are academic essays for citation. It revolves around the eponymous Carrie White, an unpopular friendless misfit and bullied high school girl who uses her newly discovered telekinetic powers to exact revenge on those who torment her. She ran right past me. She hermetically seals the gym from afar and activates the sprinkler system. The prank was followed later by a rain of cruel laughter, yet the laughter crept in slowly at first, a chuckle here, a chuckle there. It is one of the most frequently banned books in United States schools.

She accidentally drops one of the buckets, which hits Tommy hard in the head, and kills him in minutes. 'Come on, Norma.

We were all standing and applauding and singing the school song. It made a very loud noise, like a gong. Tommy gets to know Carrie, he realizes that she is very different to what he expected and he finds he has an attraction towards her.

Carrie is an epistolary horror novel by American author Stephen King. Nobody moved. The period would release the right hormones and she would rain down destruction on them… I did the shower scene, but I hated it and threw it away. This is the story of Carrie White, a lonely and painfully shy teenage girl with unbelievable telekinetic powers, and is slowly being pushed to the edge of insanity by frequent bullying from both cruel classmates at her school, and her own domineering, religious mother. Carrie study guide contains a biography of Stephen King, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. After those high-voltage cables hit that water-covered floor.". In utter embarrassment, Carrie then tries to flee the stage and is reported to be hopping like a frog with her hands in front of her face, trying to hide the humiliation and shame. The tragic horror story of the outcast high school misfit Carrietta White, her extraordinary, yet frightening telekinetic abilities, and her hostile rampage for the ultimate revenge remains one of the most powerful, thought-provoking and disturbing tales of all time. The Night of The Black Prom has hit the nation harder than the JFK Assassination. After being drenched, Carrie’s shame and anger explode, and she unleashes her tremendous power to burn down the school and destroy much of the surrounding town. For Carrie, this is a long awaited dream come true. The water was washing it away.

She almost got tangled in her own feet and fell over, and that made people laugh even more. But another classmate, Chris Hargenson, is banned from the prom and plots a cruel prank against Carrie at the prom involving a bucket of pig's blood which pushes the unstable Carrie completely over the edge and uses her telekinetic powers to turn the prom into her own bloodbath. | Barbour, Polly. When she had her menarche, she was hysterically frightened, because she thought she was bleeding to death internally and was going to die. They are also haunted by the guilt of having caused, one way or the other the rampage of Carrie and the fact of being seen as fools and evil bullies by the rest of the world makes matters even worse. They throw tampons at her and humiliate her completely.

It is hinted that Carrie's deceased father was telekinetic in his own life, but never knew it or tapped into the full strength and potential of his own telekinetic, telepathic abilities. Carrie was a girl who had a traumatizing childhood and longed for a friend and someone who truly understood her pain and suffering. At home, Margaret believes that Carrie has been possessed by the devil himself, and that she must kill her ini order to save her. The feedback went up to a scream that was head-splitting, and then there was another sizzling flash and it stopped. Much of the book is written in an epistolary structure, using newspaper clippings, magazine articles, letters, and excerpts from books to tell how Carrie destroyed the fictional town of Chamberlain, Maine while exacting revenge on her sadistic classmates. Carrie had believed that Sue and Tommy had set her up for the prank, but realizes that Sue is innocent and has never felt real animosity towards her. But on the most meaningful night of her life, she is pushed too far and now the monster has been unleashed. They were yelling for them to go out the backfire doors. Thus, Carrie leaves her alive showing her some mercy but also shows Sue all of the soul crushing torment she received as an outsider throughout her life. In the opening scene, set in the year 1995, there is the White household where we hear Margaret White (Julianne Moore) screaming in pain. An editor The film is said to be "less a remake of the De Palma film and more a re-adaptation of the original text". While showering after gym class, Carrie experiences her first menstruation. We couldn't help it. Meanwhile, as gym teacher Miss Desjardin (Judy Greer) bans Chris from the prom following a defiant outburst by the entitled teen, Chris' best friend Sue Snell (Gabriella Wilde) begins having second thoughts about the way that Carrie has been treated. 2 films were also made; one for television in 2002 starring Angela Bettis and Patricia Clarkson, and a remake for the big screen in 2013 starring Chloë Grace Moretz and Julianne Moore. That horror. People had stopped singing and everything was completely quiet. Still, Tommy's bucket falls later and hits him right on the top of his head which kills the man instantly. And then this other thought crept in, and it was as if it wasn't my own at all. She also had the telepathic ability to let other people read her thoughts, specifically after the prank on the night of her prom, which people later said were of hatred, venom, and vengeance. As the survivors make plans to relocate, Chamberlain foresees desolation in spite of the government allocation of finances toward rehabilitating the worker districts. "[14], Carrie's telekinesis resulted from King's earlier reading about this topic. Science begins to take telekinesis very seriously.