Yes, here Rainsford has just fallen from his yacht. His external conflict is against the sea and not drowning. His internal conflict is trying to keep calm.
Hi, I'm not sure which passage you are referring to. My page numbers do not match yours. If you give me a quote from the passage, I will know which one you mean.
He struggles up to surface and tried to cry out,
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