This smart comic by Grant Snider, which is available in his shop as a poster, breaks down the archetypal conflicts in literature… although he did leave out man vs. computerized wolf god.

literary conflicts

About The Author

Online Editor, Electric Literature

Lincoln Michel's work appears in Tin House, NOON, BOMB, The Believer, Unstuck, and elsewhere. He is the Online Editor of Electric Literature and the Coeditor of Gigantic. His debut collection, Upright Beasts, is forthcoming from Coffee House Press. He tweets @thelincoln.

4 Responses

  1. Dave

    If I could just make a slight edit, I would change man to human in the modern category, and man to unstable or constructed identity in the postmodern one.


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