What is one non-verbal message that the princess sends to her lover? Frank R. Stockton's "The Lady, or the Tiger"

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In Frank R. Stockton's "The Lady or the Tiger?" as the semi-barbaric princess sits with the power to allow her suitor to live or to send him into the jaws of the tiger, the lover looks up at her and she points with a slight movement of her hand. She indicates the right-hand door with this movement, and the lover does not hesitate; he chooses this very same door.

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