Lady and the Tiger Essay

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Week 3: Position Paper Assignment For this assignment, read and/or listen to The Lady or the Tiger story provided below. This is a 2-3 page assignment (not including title page and Reference page). Present arguments/reasons just for YOUR personal position on the issue of whether the lady or the tiger came out of the door at the end of Stockton's story. Use APA format for paper writing. Also, please have an introduction, body, and conclusion to your paper. The body of your paper must include at least 2 arguments with evidence for your position on this issue. You do not need to necessarily cite any other sources besides the Stockton story, but you are welcome to do so. Please include the Stockton story on your Reference page. >> View/Complete Assignment: Week 3: Position Paper Assignment Here is some general reference information for The Lady or the Tiger. The Lady or the Tiger and Other Short Stories (Tor Classics) (Paperback) by Frank Stockton # Paperback: 224 pages # Publisher: Tor Books; Reprint edition (April 15, 1992) # Language: English # ISBN: 0812519566 # Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.2 x 0.6 inches # Tor Books, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York NY 10010. Frank Stockton The Lady Or The Tiger? In the very olden time there lived a semi-barbaric king, whose ideas, though somewhat polished and sharpened by the progressiveness of distant Latin neighbors, were still large, florid, and untrammeled, as became the half of him which was barbaric. He was a man of exuberant fancy, and, withal, of an authority so irresistible that, at his will, he turned his varied fancies into facts. He was greatly given to self-communing, and, when he and himself agreed upon anything, the thing was done. When every member of his domestic and political systems moved smoothly in its appointed course, his nature was bland and genial; but, whenever there was a little

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