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Conflict in Fiction


Curipod lesson about topic "Conflict in Fiction"

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In one word, describe a conflict in fiction?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Conflict is an integral part of any fictional story. It presents readers with challenges and obstacles that characters must overcome. The outcome of conflicts can affect the plot and determine a story's resolution.
Conflict in Fiction
3. Slide
60 seconds
Conflict: A clash between opposing forces, ideas, or interests. Plot: The structure of a story, including its climax and resolution. Resolution: The conclusion of a story, which solves all conflicts and brings the story to a close.
4. Poll
60 seconds
What is the best way to resolve conflict in fiction?
  • Through dialogue between characters
  • By having a physical fight or battle of some kind
  • By introducing an unexpected plot twist that changes the direction of the story
  • Other (please specify)
5. Slide
60 seconds
Conflict is often used as a tool to create suspense and tension. Stories may contain multiple types of conflict, such as man vs. man, man vs. nature, and man vs. himself. Some authors use symbolism to represent conflict between characters or forces within their stories.
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6. Drawings
450 seconds
Draw / write: What are some common themes of conflict in fiction?
7. Drawings
360 seconds
Draw / write: Why do you think authors use these kinds of conflicts to drive their stories forward?
8. Open question
150 seconds
What have you learned about conflict from reading fiction?
9. Open question
330 seconds
How can understanding the different types of conflict help you when faced with a difficult situation?

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