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Types of Conflicts
What is a conflict? A problem that characters face in a story. Often the climax of the story is connected to the solution to a conflict. There are five types of conflicts.
Person Vs. Self When a character has problem inside of themselves, an internal conflict Examples A small boy trains to make the team A girl learns to respect herself
Person Vs. Person When a character has a problem with another character Example Two girls fight over a boy
Person Vs. Nature When a character has a problem with weather, animals, or hunger. Example An Eskimo must fish in extreme cold to feed his baby.
Person Vs. Society A character struggles against an issue affecting an entire community. Examples A woman refuses to move to the back of a bus because of the color of her skin. A group of students fight the school over the dress code.
Person Vs. Supernatural A character has a problem with ghosts, monsters, or things not of this world. Super = Beyond Natural = this world Example A child thinks that his house is haunted...