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Carrie by Stephen King (1974)
The story of misfit high-school girl, Carrie White, who gradually discovers that she has telekinetic powers. Repressed by a domineering, ultra-religious mother and tormented by her peers at school, her efforts to fit in lead to a dramatic confrontation during the senior prom (StephenKing.com).
Carol Clover's Men, Women, and Chain Saws: Gender in the Modern Horror Film examines the influences of feminism on Carrie and similar films of the era.