Carrie is an Intense and Amazing Book by Stephen King

576 WordsJan 31, 20182 Pages
The book that I chose for my 3rd quarter book report was “Carrie” by: Stephen King. The book is about a sixteen year old girl name Carrietta White, who lives in Chamberlain, Maine with her mother Margaret White. Carrie attends Bates High school which isn’t really a pleasant experience for her, at school Carrie is constantly mocked and teased by her peers because of the way she dresses, looks, and her weight. At home things are much worse for Carrie because of her overly religious and abusive mother Margaret. When she is accused of being sinful or disrespectful to her mother Carrie is constantly put into the closet where her mother locks her in there for hours until Carrie has prayed and asked god for her forgiveness. Margaret doesn’t want Carrie to experience regular things her peers do because she is afraid that Carrie will meet a boy and have an unwanted child, just like she did. Carrie soon experiences her telekinetic powers in an incident at school, and begins to use them on household objects such as chairs, tables, and books. As the story develops Carrie’s powers become stronger and Chris Hargensen plots revenge on Carrie, for getting her detention and not being allowed to attend the prom. As prom night comes around Carrie ends up going with Tommy Ross and has a great time, until she has a cruel prank played on her, and ends up using her gift as a weapon to kill and destroy. Who: Sue Snell is relevant to the sequence of the plot because without Sue the outcome of the
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