Dues Ex Machina - CONFLICT - climax
WEEK 1 - PLOT
What are some different plot structures that are used to tell stories?
What is Dues Ex Machina and why is it important to avoid?
Essential to plot, conflict is the struggle between opposite forces. CONFLICT can come in any form of struggle the main character faces. Within a short story, there may be only one central struggle, or many small obstacles that build up to the climax.
TODAY we are looking at CONFLICT
Character vs self 2. Character vs Character 3. Character vs society 4. Character vs supernatural 5. Character vs technology 6. Character vs nature
The 6 types of literary conflict...
Central conflict: the main character must fight against some force or make an important decision.
INTERNAL vs EXTERNAL