When Stockton left the ending of his story "The Lady or the Tiger" ambiguous was he trying to make a particular effect?  

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When Stockton left the ending of the story ambiguous, he was creating a psychological test that would tell you what kind of person you were based on who you think she chose.

Stockton describes a story where a semi-barbaric king develops a system of justice where the accused has to choose between two doors.  Behind one door is a tiger that will maul him to death; behind the other door is a beautiful lady for him to marry.  The...

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