One of the most well known books by Stephen King, “Carrie” is a thriller about a girl who has special abilities. She had never fit in until her senior prom night, but things did not go as planned.
It’s senior prom for Carrie White, she is feeling that for the first time she has been accepted by her peers. Little does she know that this feeling has been granted by a large plot to ruin her life ever more than it already has been. The book Carrie by Stephen King is one of his most well-known works, as well as one of the most frightening. Carrie is the story of a high school girl who is an outcast at her school and has a mom with very different beliefs than any other person in the world. Carrie White has been sheltered from the world until now. Now she is becoming known as she has been asked to prom by one of the most popular boys in school.
Everything started when she first entered school. Carrie was raised by her extremely religious mother, who made sure they would pray on their knees before every meal and would pray in front of a shrine set up in their closet at home when they sinned. The very first day Carrie was at school, upon receiving lunch, she walked back to the lunch table and got down on her knees to pray before she ate. This caused everybody to make fun of her from her first day of school until the day she would get her revenge. She suffered through constant harassment her entire childhood and teenage life.
Carrie’s senior year is coming to a close, and prom is coming near. She has been asked to prom by Tommy, one of the “popular’s” that is a favorite for being chosen as prom king. Over the last few months, Carrie has noticed that she has blessed with a supernatural power. She can move objects with her mind and has been training her power. After months of training, she can now move cars and other large objects substantial distances. Her special gift will prove to be very useful in the near future.
It’s the night of Carrie’s senior prom, everything is going perfectly. She has a good looking, popular date, and has now realized she is in the running for prom queen. Shortly after that, they announce that she and Tommy have been elected prom king and queen. When they go up to get crowned, in front of the entire student body, a large bucket of pig blood is dumped onto Carrie while she is being crowned. The entire night was a prank organized by two students who had hassled Carrie her entire life. They convinced Tommy to ask her to prom, they made sure she was elected queen, and finally, made sure the pig blood was poured onto her.
In extreme rage, Carrie has had enough. All these years of being made fun, non-stop torture, endless jokes and pranks, she was ready to stand up for herself. The only thing she can see is everybody laughing at her. Everybody laughing at her, like they always have. Now she will be the one laughing. As a teacher comes up to her to see If she is okay, she throws her to the side with her mind. This startles all of the students and they all dash to the doors, but Carrie sees this happening and uses her powers to slam all of the doors shut. Everybody is frantically looking for a way out, and none can be found. Next, a fire starts. As the fire destroys the entire building, Carrie escapes safely. Still on her wrath of destruction, she proceeds to wreak havoc on the rest of the town, killing over 100 people, destroying half of a town, and making her small town known nationwide.
The story of Carrie White is a very interesting series of events. Carrie by Stephen King is a must-read book for everybody. Carrie is the story of a high school girl who is an outcast at her school and has a mom with very different beliefs than any other person in the world. The only way to know the thrilling details of the story is to read the book.