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Graphic Organizer IDENTIFYING CONFLICT
The Sniper Liam O’Flaherty
Identify Type of Conflict Chart In the story “The Sniper,” the main character
faces different conflicts. Some conflicts are internal, which are within the
character. Some conflicts are external, which come from outside the character.
Identify the kind of conflict the character faces in the following scenes by writing
internal or external in the second column. If the conflict is external, identify the
source of the conflict. The first one is done for you.
Scene Type of Source of external
A bullet almost hits him External The enemy sniper
while he is smoking.
He wants to smoke a
cigarette, but he know it
A woman points out his
location to the armored
He is shot in the arm.
He must overcome the
pain to plan his escape
from the roof.
His enemy on the
opposite roof will shoot
him if he tries to escape.