Carrie White: [coming down from upstairs, Margaret has called her down after the phone call she received] Mama? Who was that, that called?
Margaret White: You're a woman now.
Carrie White: Why didn't you tell me, Mama?
[Margaret strikes her over the head with the "Woman's Bible" and begins to read a verse]
Margaret White: [reading] And God made Eve from the rib of Adam. And Eve was weak and loosed the raven on the world. And the raven was called sin. Say it, the raven was called sin.
Carrie White: Why didn't you tell me, Mama?
Margaret White: Say it. [hits Carrie in the face] The raven was called sin. [hits her again]
Carrie White: No, Mama.
[Margaret hits her again]
Carrie White: And the raven was called sin!
Margaret White: And the first sin was intercourse. The first sin was intercourse.
Carrie White: I didn't sin, Mama.
Margaret White: Say it. [hits her again]
Carrie White: I didn't sin, Mama!
Margaret White: The first sin was intercourse. The first sin was intercourse. The first sin was intercourse.
Carrie White: And the first sin was intercourse! Mama, I was so scared. I thought I was dying . And the girls, they all laughed at me and threw things at me, Mama.
Margaret White: [hits her again] And Eve was weak, say it!
Carrie White: No!
Margaret White: Eve was weak!
Carrie White: No!
Margaret White: Eve was weak! Say it, woman!
Carrie White: No!
Margaret White: Say it!
Carrie Woman: Eve was weak. Eve was weak.
Margaret White: And the Lord visited Eve with the curse, and the curse was the curse of blood!
Carrie White: You should have told me, Mama! You should have told me!
Margaret White: [kneels down and grabs Carrie's hand] Oh, Lord! Help this sinning woman see the sin of her days and ways. Show her that if she had remained sinless, this curse of blood would never have come down on her!
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