a struggle in a character's heart or mind
a struggle between a character and an outside force; there are many different types
Man vs. self
where the main of a story has a problem or struggle with him or herself
Man vs. Man
where the conflict arises between 2 or more characters
Man vs. Society
where a main character thinks differently from society or the norm; believing or behaving in a way that is different what is expected and accepted in that society
Man vs. Nature
where a character have to fight against the forces of nature
Man vs. Fate
where a character tries to break away and be free from some predestined path or destiny; can be a conflict between fate and free will
Man vs. Supernatural
where a character or characters fight against elements outside the natural realm
the way a writer reveals the personality of a character
Compare and Contrast
finding similarities and differences between 2 things
Cause and Effect
determining the reason something happens as well as the result of that cause; the cause happens first and the event happens after; events in a plot are often connected by cause and effect
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