Essay Topic 1
Carrie is so quick to assume that people are out to get her that she never realizes that the pig blood at the prom wasn't necessarily meant for her. Carrie has been so abused by the people that should have cared for her, or at least looked out for her, that she can't comprehend how to properly act with people in many respects.
1. Do you think Carrie's assumption about the blood was logical? Why or why not? Use examples from the book to support your answer.
2. Given Carrie's home situation explain why you think she had such a difficult time at school with the other students. Use examples from the book to support your answer.
3. How much of Carrie's paranoia do you think was the result of her mother's influence and how much did she acquire at school? Use examples from the book to support...
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