What was your reaction to the end of "The Lady or the Tiger?" How might your reaction be different if you knew what was behind the door?
Stockton purposely leaves the ending open for interpretation and the reader is left to contemplate whether or not the princess directed the courtier to the door with the tiger or lady behind it. Many readers find the ending of Stockton's popular short story to be interesting, perplexing, and fascinating. By not relying on personal opinions,...
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