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  1. 1. CONFLICTS <ul><li>HUMAN VERSUS HUMAN </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN VERSUS THE SELF </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN VERSUS NATURE </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN VERSUS TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN VERSUS SOCIETY </li></ul><ul><li>(family, religion, the law) </li></ul>
  2. 2. HUMAN VERSUS THE SELF <ul><li>This conflict occurs when a character is having </li></ul><ul><li>difficulties with his or her conscience. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, sometimes peer pressure might </li></ul><ul><li>cause a person to feel influenced to try </li></ul><ul><li>something the person was raised to believe is </li></ul><ul><li>wrong or inappropriate but the person really </li></ul><ul><li>wants to try it. </li></ul>
  3. 3. HUMAN(S) VERSUS HUMAN(S) <ul><li>This is simply when a person has a conflict with </li></ul><ul><li>another person. </li></ul><ul><li>It can, however, also be a conflict between a </li></ul><ul><li>person and a group or a conflict between 2 </li></ul><ul><li>groups. </li></ul>
  4. 4. HUMAN VERSUS NATURE <ul><li>In this conflict, a person is having a conflict with </li></ul><ul><li>any aspect of nature. </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some examples: </li></ul><ul><li>A person caught in any kind of bad weather without proper attire. </li></ul><ul><li>A person walking in the park confronted by a dangerous animal. </li></ul><ul><li>A person caught in a natural disaster. </li></ul>
  5. 5. HUMAN VERSUS TECHNOLOGY <ul><li>This conflict occurs when a person does not </li></ul><ul><li>have the proper technology needed for a task, </li></ul><ul><li>does not know how to use available technology, </li></ul><ul><li>or encounters others with superior technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some examples: </li></ul><ul><li>A student without a pen or pencil at an exam. </li></ul><ul><li>A grandparent unfamiliar with computers. </li></ul><ul><li>An army with outdated weapons facing a more </li></ul><ul><li>modern army. </li></ul>
  6. 6. HUMAN VERSUS SOCIETY <ul><li>This conflict reflects the three main components </li></ul><ul><li>that make up many societies. They are as </li></ul><ul><li>follows: </li></ul><ul><li>Human versus family values or traditions, </li></ul><ul><li>Human versus the law, </li></ul><ul><li>Human versus religion. </li></ul>
  7. 7. HUMAN VERSUS FAMILY <ul><li>In this conflict, a person has a conflict with </li></ul><ul><li>family values or traditions NOT individual family </li></ul><ul><li>member or members. </li></ul><ul><li>Here are some examples: </li></ul><ul><li>A person wants to stay out past curfew. </li></ul><ul><li>A person wants to go out with friends instead of </li></ul><ul><li>attending a traditional family function. </li></ul><ul><li>A person has different views about things than the rest of the family. </li></ul>
  8. 8. HUMAN VERSUS RELIGION <ul><li>This conflict occurs when a person’s beliefs or </li></ul><ul><li>actions contradict the religion they were taught </li></ul><ul><li>to follow. </li></ul>
  9. 9. HUMAN VERSUS THE LAW <ul><li>This conflict occurs when a person disagrees </li></ul><ul><li>with a law or sees no harm in breaking a law. </li></ul><ul><li>The conflict is with the law and not the person </li></ul><ul><li>who might be present to enforce that law. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, a student who sees no harm in </li></ul><ul><li>smoking on school property gets caught by the by </li></ul><ul><li>laws officer. </li></ul><ul><li>The student has a conflict with the law </li></ul><ul><li>not the officer. </li></ul>
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