What is an internal conflict in Alas, Babylon?

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I think there are plenty to choose from in this brilliant dystopian novel. However, one of the biggest I would say comes in Chapter Nine, when Helen, clearly struggling with the grief of losing her husband, hallucinates that Randy is actually Mark, her dead husband and kisses him:

She pulled him back and whirled the chair so that he faced her. Her eyes were...

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