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Analysis Of The Story 'The Lady Or The Tiger'

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Right or Left? In the story, The Lady Or The Tiger, the king places you in the coliseum, where you will decide your fate. The King's judicial system is not fair because you cant either be forced into marriage or get ripped to pieces by a tiger, and it's also used to entertain the townsfolk. "But, if the accused person opened the other door, there came forth from it a lady... and to this lady he was immediately married..."(Pg. 2) When the King places you in the coliseum, you have to choose between two doors. I don't believe it's right to make somebody choose between life or death. I think that the King should give a fair trial and allow the people to decide if the person is guilty or not guilty. "...there came out of it a hungry tiger...
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