Character Dilemma

Dilemma-1. a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives. 2. any difficult or perplexing situation or problem

Characters in all types of literature and cinema will definitely go through problems they have to deal with and solve by the time the story ends.

Dilemmas are especially tricky because it might involve loss and gain for the character experiencing the dilemma.

We can relate to these characters because we may face similar dilemmas as well. (The human condition is reflected throughout literature.)

Select the button below to see some examples of moral dilemma in history. What would you do?


Using your graphic organizer, lets watch this scene and discuss what dilemmas we may see happening within each character and explain how they may resolve/remedy their dilemma. Be sure to identify a dilemma and a possible remedy or what you think the character should do to handle the dilemma.

1 Page Analytical Essay (Include a thesis statement/body paragraphs/and closing)

Discuss a character dilemma based on the following prompt:

Describe a character in book or story that involves a character's dilemma. How does the character change and/or what lessons does the character learn?

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The movie spirit. One night he sees a light out in the distance so he goes to explore it. The a cowboy wakes up and sees him so he woke up the others. Then got on their horses and chased after him. He returned to his homeland thinking he lost them until he heard them coming. He had a choice to let them find his family heard or go back and lead them away from his family risking to get caught. ( spirit is a horse and this movie tells his story through music )

2 years ago
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Raphl he goes to another Game n hoopes to 3 other games just to get a coin n when he gets it he learns that he dosent need it to win just have friends

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In the book "The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones" the main character Clary Fray has to make a choice of staying in Brooklyn and not risking her life or going and putting herself and others in danger but she gets to have a chance at saving her mom.she chooses to go

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In the movie "Imagine That", Eddie Murphy (main character), is a very successful and determined businessman. His life is all about his job until one day his ex-wife gives him their only child to take care for a weekend. Eddie Murphy's dilemma is that he knows hardly anything about his little girl, much less on how to be a father. Days later Eddie Murphy not only becomes a father but he learns to love her. His little girl taught him so many things that he will never be the same guy.

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@Msiane title?

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In the movie "The Game Plan", Joe Kingman ( Dwayne Johnson) is a famous football player who is living what any man would call it "the perfect life." One day his daughter that is 8 years old from his ex relationship shows up at his door. He didnt even know that he had a daughter until before that very moment. Joe then tries to act the role of a parent but the result turns out to be horrendous. Even though Joe could be the perfect dad his daughter understood. A couple days later his daughter nearly dies due to an allergic reaction. When that happened Joe rushed her to the hospital and she turned out to be fine. Later on Joe realized how much his little girl means to him and how important she is in his life. Joe ends up maturing and becoming a better person as well as a better father to the little girl. Joe learned that life isn't all about partir

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In the book Beautiful Creatures, the main character is a witch that doesn't know yet if she will be a good or bad one. In her family she is seen as the one that will turn Into a bad witch; the evil one. She goes to school and gets bullied just because she looks. she falls in love with this boy and he helps her throughout the story to stay good. You can tell if a witch is good or bad by their eyes. Gold eyes=bad/evil and green= good. At the end of the story she ends up being half good and half evil because one eye is gold and the other is green.

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In the book unwind a book about 3 kids Connor Risa and lev that are runing from people who want to unwind them which is a process in which a person between the ages of 13 and 18 are cut open and every useable part of their body is recycled for someone that needs it, killing them. in this story lev starts out as a tithe which is a kid born to be unwound And he wants to be unwound in the name of good but then he meets Connor and risa who try nocking sense into him by exposing the truth of unwinding he ignores their words and eventually escapes from them and they go their separate ways but after a couple of months they meet again but this time lev is much more mean and does not want to get unwound he also joins a group of misfits in order to last the remaining 6 years until he is 18 to not have to get unwound

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In the movie "Bridesmaids" the character Annie goes through the dilemma of her being a bad bridesmaid. She goes through problems of every time all the bridesmaids get together for a wedding event she ruins them. Her character in the beginning is stuck in the failure of her bakery and heartbroken from her ex boyfriend. She is selfish over her best friend Lilian that is the bride. Annie then encounters Lillian's other friend Heather that Annie dislikes, so Annie is in constant competition to be better than Heather. Annie changes at the end of the movie by being more humble to Lilian and does not care much about Heather. She turns to a better person by keeping her past in the past and moving on.