Conflict is an important element in the study of stories, novels, plays, in movies, as it portrays the struggle between opposing forces or points of view. Conflict analysis is the study of problems between or within characters in a narrative. It is about the manifestation of various problems that drive a plot. Understanding conflict in a narrative for gaining helps the reader better understand societal problems.
Types of internal/external conflicts:
Man vs. Man
Man vs. Nature
Man vs. Society
Man vs. Self
In a 1,500-word essay, you will analyze the internal or external conflict of a character and discuss how the conflict represents larger societal issues. You will select one of the following texts AND use two scholarly sources to support your analysis.
What is the external conflict in Bless , Ultima and how does the conflict reflect societal issues prevalent in Chicano culture/identity? In your introduction, state the conflict of the novel. In your thesis, explain how the conflict affects the character analyzed. In your body paragraphs, give specific examples of the novel and discuss its significance. Use two outside sources to support your analysis.