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Plot The main characters of the novel are Anna Fitzgerald Kate Fitzgerald Sara Fitzgerald and Campbell Alexander Anna is the sister of Kate and daughter of Sara She was conceived to be a perfect donor for Kate who has APL Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia Sara is the mother of Kate Anna and Jesse Campbell is Annas lawyer when she tries to get medical emancipationThe novel included a vast array of conflicts varying from character versus character to character versus nature A major conflict in the novel is between Kate and her cancer the APL Another main conflict in My Sisters Keeper is Anna versus her mother Sara Anna seeks the medical emancipation that she thinks she deserves while her mother tries to get her to donate a kidney to Kate Anna fights against herself while trying to decide whether or not to follow through with the lawsuit Campbell and his ex-girlfriend Julia struggle to work together for Annas good Campbell and Julia also both internally struggle to move on from their past relationship Campbell internally battles to come to terms with his illness Sara strains to think equally about whats best for each her children The case causes Brian the father to argue with Saras view of whats medically best for AnnaJodi Picoult was sure to mix both internal and external conflicts into the novel The external conflicts were Anna versus her mother Campbell versus Julia and Brian versus Sara The internal conflicts were Anna versus herself Campbell versus his past and his epilepsy Julia versus her past and Sara motherly instincts for one child versus motherly instincts for another childThe climax of the novel is when Anna discloses during the trial that Kate persuaded her to file the lawsuit because Kate no longer wanted to live with cancer struggling to survive While Anna is on the stand Campbell has a grand mal seizure exposing his long kept secret also In this climax all of the
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