Thanksgiving A Personal History Summary

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Every character in a story has conflicts that are revealed through their actions and thoughts. Internal conflicts are struggles within a character’s mind, while external conflicts are composed of struggles that a character faces from an outside, conflicting force. Internal and external conflicts are inevitable and are present in every story. In the text “Thanksgiving: A Personal History” by Jennifer New, the author is struggling with an internal conflict of understanding the value of Thanksgiving. Throughout the story, the author is conflicted between a longing desire to know the feeling of beatific love that comes with traditional family holidays and a yearning to isolate herself from the materialistic, overly exposed commercialism of the

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