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External Conflict and Internal Conflict
There are different types of conflict. Match the situation with the conflict type. Examples from Girl, Interrupted are included
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An Eskimo must fish in extreme cold to feed his baby.
External Conflict Man v. Nature
A group of students fight the school over a dress code.
External Conflict Man v. Society
A bully beats up another student that told on him for stealing.
External Conflict Man v. Man
What is an external conflict?
struggle between a character and an outside force
The main characters involved in a conflict are _______________ and _____________.
protagonist and atagonist
The character that cause conflict for the main character. He or she tries to stop the main character from pursuing his or her goals.
The main character in the story.
A new student wants to make friends but is afraid to take the first step.
Internal Conflict Man v. Self
What type of conflicts are internal?
Man v. Self
What type of conflicts are external?
Man vs. Nature; Man vs. Society
Man vs. Man ;
Struggle with character and outside force
Struggle within character's own mind
Man vs. Society (Alexie reflects on the lack of educational expectations that he perceives are given to the Native Americans in reservation schools.)
The conflict in Sherman Alexie's personal narrative, "Superman and Me"
Man vs. Self (The narrator has maddening internal conflict)
One of the conflicts in Edgar Allen Poe's "The Tell Tale Heart"
Man vs. Nature (The protagonist has conflict with animals in nature)
The conflict in Hitchcock's "The Birds"
Man vs. Self (Martin deals with anxiety)
One of the conflicts in Sleator's "The Elevator"