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?