Study guide for The Lady or the Tiger?
setting - time
setting - place
king's public arena
3rd person omniscient
protagonist - round or flat
protagonist - dynamic or static
antagonist - round or flat
antagonist - dynamic or static
like her father, semi-barbaric. beautiful.
the king uses it to determine whether a person is innocent or guilty through pure chance. he's innocent if he opens the door with the lady and guilty if he opens the door to the tiger.
the king, the courtier, the lady, the tiger
character vs. society, character vs. self
the princess tries to decide to send her lover to the tiger or to the lady
the background of the king, arena, princess, and supporting characters
the king finds out about the princess' and courtier's affair
when the reader learns that the princess knows which door has the tiger and the lady, that the princess hates the lady, and that she doesn't know which to send her lover to
when the youth opens the door
left to the reader