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One conflict in the story is man versus society In the story Clifford is living by himself in Vancouver He must face the challenge of living on his own and having to provide for himself Clifford lives in a society where needing a well paying job is needed to pay necessities to survive in a city Another conflict is man versus man Clifford has problems with his father Cliffords father is angry with him for not going into business and leaving to live on his own To describe Patrick the author uses stream of consciousness to reveal him The quote is Id never forgotten the lost look on his face then 4 This shows Patrick is compassionate Through thought Patricks character shows I wanted to say that it was all because Father was such a bull-headed character 6 Patrick seems to be judgmental Lastly Patrick is shown though dialogue The conversation in the story reads Im in Vancouver I said Where did you think I was Siberia 7 This shows Patrick is sarcastic or humorous Through Cliffords actions his character is shines through He buys Patrick what he would want even tough Clifford does not have much One such example is I finished my dinner he couldnt understand how he happened to have such small bill in his pocket 3 This shows Clifford is unselfish Through impressions of others Patrick reveals from his thoughts but when he did make a friend he was really loyal 4 This shows Clifford is a loyal person Clifford surroundings reflect him Its described as it was very clean and bright frail and brittle scraping sound as though made of balsa wood 2 Everything in his home seems organized Clifford seems to be a methodical person The exposition starts at the beginning of the story with the main character Patrick revealing his family and leaving for the city to visit Clifford
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