What type of external conflict occurs in the excerpt from “stephen crane’s own story”? it was now that the first mate showed a sign of losing his grip. to us who were trying in all stages of competence and experience to launch the lifeboat he raged in all terms of fiery satire and hammerlike abuse. but the boat moved at last and swung down toward the water. a. person versus person b. person versus nature c. person versus society d. person versus self i think its either b or d.
Internal conflict, I believe. The first mate is creeping toward insanity.
The external conflict is Person vs Nature, due to the fact that he was trying to get the life boats to fall into the water and it wasn't budging and he kept hammering and hammering to get it to finally fall in the water it wouldn't be classified as person vs himself. Other he would be depressed or going through an emotional problem or a problem of something he is bickering over in his head. Person vs Person doesn't even apply to this, and Person vs society isn't applicable on a ship.
person vs person and person vs nature