Man vs. self-conflict occurs when a character in a narrative has internal feelings that affect their relationships with other characters or motivate the character to behave in a certain way. This conflict may be limited ... More »

"Man versus self" is a form of internal literary conflict. A character with a self-conflict must overcome feelings of inadequacy or past failures to achieve a goal. Moral dilemmas are common examples of man-versus-self c... More »

In man versus nature conflicts in literature, each plot features a protagonist, not necessarily a man or even a human, struggling against nature. There are three primary literary conflict patterns: man versus man, man ve... More »

A short story is a work of fiction that is shorter than a novel, yet is also a complete narrative that focuses typically on a singe character. Unlike novels, which explore multiple plots and themes, short stories usually... More »

A plot summary should briefly summarize the main elements of the story, including the main characters, setting and conflict. It should also include an overview of the plot, focusing on main events and leaving out non-ess... More »

The way in which initial interrogatories are answered depends on the type of question asked; the four types of interrogatories are list, yes/no, narrative and lawyer questions -asked by the opposing counsel in cases that... More » Education Writing

As the name implies, a narrative summary provides a brief, succinct summary including the plot, characters, conflict and themes from the point of view of the person writing the summary. Even though the summary itself has... More »