History Literature / Carrie

12th Mar '17 12:44:27 AM ritzoreo
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High school outcast Carrie White has no friends at school and is endlessly tormented by her classmates and by [[AbusiveParents her own mother]], a [[TheFundamentalist raving Christian fanatic]] named Margaret. After being humiliated in the school shower while having her first period, Carrie learns that she possesses potent [[MindOverMatter telekinetic powers]] which allow her to move objects and knock people down with her mind. After one bully, [[AlphaBitch Chris Hargensen]], gets suspended and barred from [[HighSchoolDance the upcoming prom]] for the shower incident involving Carrie, she comes to blame Carrie for the situation and work out a suitable revenge.

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High school outcast Carrie White has no friends at school and is endlessly tormented by her classmates and by [[AbusiveParents her own mother]], a [[TheFundamentalist raving Christian fanatic]] named Margaret. After being humiliated in the school shower while having her first period, Carrie learns that she possesses potent [[MindOverMatter telekinetic powers]] which allow her to move objects and knock people down with her mind. After one bully, of the shower bullies, [[AlphaBitch Chris Hargensen]], gets suspended and barred from [[HighSchoolDance the upcoming prom]] for the shower incident involving Carrie, she comes to blame Carrie for the situation and work out a suitable revenge.



* TheAce: Tommy Ross is a good, brilliant student who is also an outstanding athlete, mature for his age, socially conscious, kind, good looking and well respected and liked by his fellow schoolmates.

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* TheAce: Tommy Ross is a good, brilliant student who is also an outstanding athlete, cool, mature for his age, socially conscious, kind, good looking looking, and well respected and liked by his fellow schoolmates.
12th Mar '17 12:40:06 AM ritzoreo
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* TheAce: Tommy Ross is a good, brilliant student who is also an outstanding athlete, mature for his age, socially conscious, kind, good looking and well respected and liked by his fellow schoolmates.
9th Mar '17 10:05:48 PM ritzoreo
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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The book appeared in 1974, the events in it take place in 1979 (plus a sort of epilogue dated in 1988).
9th Mar '17 7:16:12 PM ritzoreo
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* BlessedWithSuck: Margaret knows or suspects that Carrie has a special "gift", and makes her suffer for it (among other reasons). When Carrie finally unleashes her full powers, she causes so many deaths, that the whole world resents her deeply.
9th Mar '17 7:04:41 PM ritzoreo
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* 20MinutesIntoTheFuture: The book appeared in 1974, the events in it take place in 1979 (plus a sort of epilogue dated in 1988).



* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes a young Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by Creator/PiperLaurie, Creator/PatriciaClarkson, and Creator/JulianneMoore respectively. So it's either this trope or Margaret got much, much, MUCH better with age.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes a young Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by Creator/PiperLaurie, Creator/PatriciaClarkson, and Creator/JulianneMoore respectively. So it's either this trope or Margaret got much, much, MUCH better with age.age in every filmed version.


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* TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture: The book appeared in 1974, the events in it take place in 1979 (plus a sort of epilogue dated in 1988).
9th Mar '17 7:00:52 PM ritzoreo
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* 20MinutesIntoTheFuture: The book appeared in 1974, the events in it take place in 1979 (plus a sort of epilogue dated in 1988).
9th Mar '17 6:53:43 PM ritzoreo
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes a young Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by Creator/PiperLaurie, Creator/PatriciaClarkson, and Creator/JulianneMoore respectively. So it's either this trope or Margaret got much, much, MUCH better with age.



* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by Creator/PiperLaurie, Creator/PatriciaClarkson, and Creator/JulianneMoore respectively.
9th Mar '17 4:45:56 PM ritzoreo
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by PiperLaurie, PatriciaClarkson, and JulianneMoore respectively.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by PiperLaurie, PatriciaClarkson, Creator/PiperLaurie, Creator/PatriciaClarkson, and JulianneMoore Creator/JulianneMoore respectively.
9th Mar '17 4:44:59 PM ritzoreo
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by PiperLurie, PatriciaClarkson, and JulianneMoore respectively.

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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by PiperLurie, PiperLaurie, PatriciaClarkson, and JulianneMoore respectively.
9th Mar '17 4:42:36 PM ritzoreo
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* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the book, someone describes Margaret White as having a "face like the ass end of a gasoline truck and a body to match"; in the 1976, 2002 and 2013 films she is played by PiperLurie, PatriciaClarkson, and JulianneMoore respectively.
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