The Supernatural in most Gothic stories is identifiable when something very strange occurs, normally changing how the story progresses and changes. In this story, Carrie learns she has telepathy, and uses it for revenge.
All good stories have a climax, and this includes Gothic stories. Although there are a few "peaking" points in Carrie, the part where a bucket is dropped on her and her prom date is the point of no return for the rest of the story.
Conflict plays a huge part in Carrie, but instead of it being a gradual element, there is more and more conflict very quickly. Conflict is an element that staysf