There are two different types:

➢ external conflict:

It is a conflict between two or more characters

➢ internal conflict:

It takes place in the mind of (one of)

the characters. The character is in conflict with himself/herself to come to a decision concerning the best course of action he/she should take.


1) Describe one of Sheila's external conflicts and one of her internal ones.

(e. g. her conflict with her stepfather or with her roommates or with Dan Whittle)

2) Which of her conflicts are external ones, which conflicts are internal ones? Make a list for each type.