External Conflict In The Big Fish

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External conflict is a type conflict that happens between a character and another outside force such as another human or nature. During the movie, The Big Fish, the main external conflict is between Will and Edward. The first time the conflict becomes a large problem for Will is at his wedding. Edward says to Will “Come on, Will. Everyone likes that story.” Will responds with “No Dad, they don’t. I do not like the story. Not anymore, not after a thousand times. I know all the punchlines, Dad. I can tell them as well as you can...You’re embarrassing yourself, Dad. You just don’t see it.” After Will and Edward’s argument, they did not speak to each other for three years. Edward talks to the audience telling them that all his father’s stories
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