William Shakespeare Essay | Conflict in Literature

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Conflict in Literature

Summary: Conflict in literature, whether it is internal or external or is physical or psychological, provides a way to enrich any piece of fiction or nonfiction writing. As authors as diverse as Mitch Albom, William Shakespeare, and Arthur Hugh Clough reveal through their works, literature and history would not have such an impact on our lives today without the presence of conflict.
Imagine yourself sitting in class, ridiculously bored. You are reading a novel when you suddenly lose control of yourself and fall asleep. Although your teacher probably finds the obnoxious snoring very beautiful, she awakens you with a punitive tone and tells you to keep reading. "What could be missing from this excessively long book?" you ask yourself; conflict is missing. Conflict in literature provides a way to enrich any piece of fiction or non-fiction writing, it keeps you guessing. Conflict truly gives the reader a reason for each eagerly turned page. The definition of the one word, conflict, creates much controversy because there are ultimately an infinite number of interpretations. From internal to external, or physical to psychological, we love to read about it and relate to it. Without conflict, literature and history would not have such an impact on our lives today.

Internal conflict demonstrates man...

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