Happens in a drama and fiction. It is the opposition of two forces or characters.
- Conflict may occur within one character, which is called internal conflict.
- Another type of conflict is a struggle between man and man, like a hero and a villain. This is called social conflict. Most fiction is social conflict.
- A third kind of conflict is a struggle between man and nature. This is called physical conflict. A dramatic conflict is the struggle which grows out of the interplay of opposing forces (ideas, interests, wills, etc.) in a plot.