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“The Lady or the Tiger?” by Frank Stockton
Argumentation / Lit. Analysis Essay
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In Stockton’s short story “The Lady or the Tiger?’ the king’s system of justice included the princess and her lover. When faced with the two doors that meant life or death, the young man looked to his beloved princess for his decision. After doing so…“Without the slightest hesitation, he went to the door on the right and opened it.” Write a 5 paragraph essay that supports whether you think the princess chose the door with the lady or the door with the tiger. Be sure to support your position from the text.