What kind of conflict is shown in "Ms. Brill"?  

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In "Miss Brill" an external character vs. character conflict causes an internal conflict.

Conflict is a struggle.  There are two main types of conflict: internal and external.  An internal conflict is a struggle a character has with his or her self, and an external conflict is a struggle a character has with another.

As in many cases, an external conflict causes an internal conflict in this story.  Miss Brill is enjoying her time in the park, and sees herself as an integral piece of the play.  She is proud of her fur, and appreciates the interactions.

And what they played was warm, sunny, yet there was just a faint chill no, not sadness—a something that made you want...

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