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    Part 1; Blood sport In the book Carrie, by Stephen King, Carrie is the daughter of Margret White, she has created her own religion. In the beginning of the story Carrie is a senior at Ewen High School in Chamberlin, Maine. During gym class Carrie get her first period while she is showering, and she believes that she is bleeding to death. Instead of her class mates helping her they start taunting her and throw tampons and sanitary napkins at her. A light bulb explodes, and then her gym teacher, Rita

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    Masculinity In Carrie

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    Brian DePalma adapted Stephen King’s novel Carrie to inspire his horror film Carrie. Carrie is about Carrie White (Sissy Spacek) who is a shy and timid teenager. She is the daughter of Margaret White (Piper Laurie) who is a religious fanatic. Carrie, born with secret telekinetic powers, uses her power to exact revenge on her high school bullies who humiliated her when she had her period at the age of seventeen; Carrie’s menstruation represent her being late in becoming a women. The supernatural film

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    Sister Carrie

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    of 1889, Carrie Meeber leaves her small town to find employment in the city of Chicago. Theodore Dreiser, the author of Sister Carrie, informs the reader that, "Self-interest with her was high, but not strong. It was nevertheless her guiding characteristic.". With her youth and innocence she hopes to seek employment so that she can get and buy all the nice things that she wants. Carrie does not have any idea how hard this is going to be. When she tries to find a job, she is scared. Carrie has no skills

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    Stephen King´s Carrie

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    Most book reviews of Stephen King's 1974 novel, Carrie, were generally positive. With Steve Calvert's review, he focuses on the structure of Carrie. These reviews differed in minor ways but overall the reviewers admire Stephen King's work and enjoyed the story of Carrie White. In Josie Kafka's review, she talks about how the book was able to hurt and horrify the audience. She explains how the hurt and horrifying experiences lead up to Carrie White's horrific explosion. She also makes a point that

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    Carrie, The Disliked Girl ‘Carrie’ in a book written by Stephen King published in 1974 tells the story of Carrie White, a girl being picked on by her classmates. Carrie happens to have telekinetic powers and while she is bullied, she goes berserk and destroys the whole town of Chamberlain. The major theme of this story is that Carrie is not liked by anyone and has never been liked. This will be argued through analysing the book and its 2013 movie adaptation in regards to the aspects characters of

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    Carrie and Columbine: American Gothic

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    Carrie, by Stephen King, and the Columbine High School Incident; looked at separately, they are to things that have nothing to do with each other. Carrie was Stephen King’s first major novel and a New York Times bestseller. Columbine was and incident in Colorado that happened in 1999, where two high school seniors orchestrated a bloody massacre at their high school. The two events occurred over twenty-five years apart, but when juxtaposed we can see many similarities between the book ant the incident

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    Carrie Marie Underwood works as an American Singer, songwriter and actress. Throughout her career as a singer, she is well known for winning American Idol, Grammies, Billboard Music Awards, American Music awards. She grew up in a farm in Oklahoma, where she didn’t become a believer until she was a teenager. As a winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005, Underwood started off her Christian path while entering the music industry. However, she went through struggles of becoming a singer

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    Sister Carrie

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    difficult to define the exact character of Dreiser’s "Sister Carrie", and his original intention. I would say, "as many eyes, so many opinions", so no wonder there are different approaches and interpretations towards the novel which is influenced not just by the reader’s reading or personal experience, but also by their particular philosophy of life as well as knowledge about the historical background. "Sister Carrie" can be read as a novel of desire, seduction, or the critique

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    Sister Carrie

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    Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie is a simple tale of a young, pretty eighteen year old girl Caroline Meeber also know as Carrie. When Carrie got on the train from Columbia City to Chicago she had only few cheap items in her trunk and her sister’s address on a piece of paper. Being only eighteen she was still "full of the illusions of ignorance and youth"(Dreiser, 7). She was both afraid of the things to come and exited by the countless possibilities offered by one of the largest cities of the late

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    Fear and Confusion in films Psycho and Carrie In horror films, there is always one scene that opens up the perceived realm of normality to that of fear and confusion. Directors and authors alike use these scenes to show the change in the pace of the film. In both the movie Psycho (1960) and Carrie (1976), shower scenes are used to mark this epic turning point with sexuality, blood and voyeurism; the most important ingredients to horror. The idea of sneaking around and peering into forbidden

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    Is Carrie White the protagonist or is she not? According to X.J.Kennedy and Dana Gioia, a protagonist is “the central character in a literary work. The protagonist usually initiates the main action of the story, often in conflict with the antagonist” (Glossary of Literary Terms 2073). The purpose of this essay is to discover why she really is the protagonist. Now some might say she burned down a whole city and killed lots of people, but in Carrie`s defense if someone was bullied their entire life

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    Dreiser's Reversal of Male/Female Roles in Sister Carrie The novel Sister Carrie seems to be the platform from which Dreiser explores his unconventional views of the genders. In the world of Sister Carrie, it would seem that the role of women as trusting, caring creatures, and men as scheming victimizers is reversed; it is Carrie that uses the men around her to get what she wants, and it is those men who are victimized by her. Thus Dreiser uses this novel as a means of questioning the popular

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    Carrie (1976) The 1976 film Carrie was directed by Brian De Palma. The summary of the film is a young, quiet and timid 17-year-old girl name Carrie White. She experiences moments of insanity, she can move objects and make things happen unexpectedly. She has telekinesis that leads up to her ultimate revenge at the prom after a humiliating prank against her. Throughout the movie its form is to the climax of the devastating night at the prom, based on the torment and bullying that the “popular” girls

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    Carrie's Revenge in Steven King's Carrie The novel Carrie is about the chilling story of a girl and her power. Carrie White possessed a phenomenon, known as telekinesis, the movement of objects by scientifically inexplicable means, as by the exercise of an occult power. Carrie begins flexing her phenomenon and unleashes her frightening power upon a small new England town for revenge. The novel Carrie; by Steven King Starts off with old news reports stating how stones fell principally on

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    Characterization in Sister Carrie

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    Characterization in Sister Carrie The theme of unrequited love and unfulfilled ambitions, against a backdrop of a nation being transformed by industrialism and capitalism, provides the substance of Theodore Dreiser's Sister Carrie.  During the late 19th Century we encounter three main characters who demonstrate this underlying motif:  Carrie Meeber, Charles H. Drouet, and George W. Hurstwood.  Carrie will fulfill many of her desires for riches and success, but her insatiable appetite will leave

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    Carrie Fisher Bibliography

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    and that they are completely normal; however, this is rarely the case among celebrities. They are humans, just like everyone else and most of them have problems that a lot of people can relate to. Some celebrities even suffer from mental illnesses; Carrie Fisher is one of them. Fisher is most recognized for her appearance in Star Wars, where she performed as the character Princess Leia. Fisher was born in Beverly Hills, California on October 21, 1956; she is a baby boomer. She grew up during the time

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    English 11 Fiction Book Study A. Information about the author and novel Title 1. The title of the novel is Sister Carrie. 2. The title is appropriate for this book because the whole focus point throughout the entire point is based on the main character’s viewpoint, whom is Caroline Meeber, or Sister Carrie. B. Author 1. The author of the novel is Theodore Herman Dreiser. 2. He was born in August 27, 1871 and died in December 28, 1945. 3. Theodore Dreiser was an American novelist and journalist of

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    This Novel, Carrie is written by Stephen King that based on 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 absolute, religious mother. One classmate, Sue Snell, feels sorry for Carrie and asks her boyfriend, Tommy Ross, to take Carrie to the senior prom instead of her. But another classmate, Chris Hargensen, is banned

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    The Fall of Carrie and Hurstwood Sister Carrie, written by Theodore Dreiser, is a tale of Carrie, who comes to Chicago to somehow make the money she has always dreamed of having. In pursuit of the material possessions and success she dreams of, she involves herself with two different characters, Drouet and Hurstwood. She eventually finds herself in New York, where she has a successful performing career. Even with all the success and material possessions she has attained do not bring her happiness

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    Dreiser’s Sister Carrie and Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God When we find a love interest and have an opportunity to commit to him or her, we usually do, not noting the consequences we may face by doing so. The first few times around, however, the outcome is usually not the one we had expected and hoped for. Theodore Dreiser’s Sister Carrie and Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God portray two young women on their trek to find the perfect love. Even though Carrie Meeber and

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