What are five conflicts in The Tale of Despereaux?

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One conflict that readers learn about early on in the book is Despereaux's sense of identity. He is a very different mouse, and he stands out because of it; however, he doesn't stand out in a good way. Other mice think he is odd. Despereaux eventually becomes smitten by the...

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One conflict that readers learn about early on in the book is Despereaux's sense of identity. He is a very different mouse, and he stands out because of it; however, he doesn't stand out in a good way. Other mice think he is odd. Despereaux eventually becomes smitten by the Princess, and he is punished for it and sent to the dungeons. The conflict here is that the dungeon is full of dangerous rats, like Roscuro. Roscuro is central to another conflict. He is absolutely bent on getting revenge against the Princess, and he uses Mig to help out. Mig is susceptible to the plan because she has her own miserable conflict going on with Uncle, who likes to hit her on the ears. The Roscuro revenge conflict comes to a climax when Despereaux heroically rescues the Princess from the dungeons.

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