Friday, July 17, 2015


Conflict -- What are the types of conflict we talk about in literature?
This teacher provides a great discussion of the importance of conflict, and of the difference between internal and external conflict:
See if you can answer the questions in the quiz, but you don't need to send her your score!

The main types of conflict that we study could include
man vs. man Literary example: The Outsiders
man vs. nature Literary example: Hatchet
man vs. society Literary example: Among the Hidden
man vs. the unknown (or the supernatural) Literary Example:Dracula, Frankenstein, War of the Worlds. The Odyssey
man vs. technology Literary example: parts of 2001: A Space Odyssey
man vs. himself Literary example: Words By Heart (deciding whether to forgive)