Frank Stockton's 'The Lady Or The Tiger'

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As Abel Ferrara once said “As barbaric as we are, it’s a miracle we haven 't blown ourselves off the face of the earth” in this quote, Ferrara is discussing how we all are barbaric and how we haven 't destroyed everything because of it. This is also shown in the short story by Frank Stockton called “The lady or The Tiger”. This story is about a barbaric kings way of punishing criminals and offenders. Its starts with the the author describing the kings barbaric ways. Shows how criminals and offenders have to choose between two doors in an arena. One has a beast that would kill anyone and the other is a lady that will marry the offender or criminal. An adviser to the king falls in love with the princess this act offends the king and now has
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