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Film Appreciation... Types of Central Conflict


  • Man vs. Man: Conflict between two characters (protagonist vs. antagonist).
  • Man vs. Self: Within a single character. These usually invlve "either/or" situations. Sometimes this is refered to as a double blind situation (the cruelty of the absolute).
  • Man vs. Nature or Man vs. Society: Character or characters confronting a difficult situation.


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