Conflict in the Plot. Tangerine Tigers English Mr. Wong Room 1132. ”Central” Conflict. The struggle the main character faces. There is one, and only one , “central” conflict. Somehow relates to the theme of the story. External Conflict. Takes place between the main character and…
Tangerine Tigers English
Takes place between the main character and…
Ex: Outside Force
Mr. Wong struggled through the storm to save the Tigers from the icy snow and blinding rain.
Ex: Opposing Character
The Fish punched Mr. Wong in the face. Twice!
An “internal conflict” takes place within heart and/or mind of the main character.
Ex: Mrs. Fisher struggled with this dilemma in her heart: which class did she love more? Her first period, or her third period? Such a difficult choice!!!
Ex: Mr. Wong agonized over this decision: should he drink Pepsi or Coke with his lunch? He just couldn’t decide.
Both types of conflict in this story.
Find an example of each.
In this story, is the “central” conflict an internal or external conflict? Why?
Explain in one paragraph.