Elements of the Short Story

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To conflict patterns:
person vs. self
person vs. person
person vs. envirnonment

Internal and External Conflicts
Conflicts are necessary to DRIVE the action of the story.
Conflict creates tension. Within a character, between characters (2), among characters (3 or more).

Supporting or Subordinate Characters: these are the rest of the characters who flesh out the plot. Like the extras.