The Lady or the Tiger?
Rating: Rated: 1 times Rate It. I'm an author. Membership requires a valid email address. Thonias Hewlings Stockton, clergyman, wrote fantastic tales for children under the pen name Frank R. He also wrote books for adults. Among his amusing books for children Rudder Grange is the best known.
He has grandiose ideas and fancies; he orders that even his most whimsical and unrealistic wishes be realized, and he is burningly, gustily passionate, just like his daughter, the princess. From one perspective, the public arena symbolizes broad aspects of the human condition: we live in a world full of choices, but we are uncertain as to what choices lead to what consequences, just as the young man faces a stark choice between life and death, though which door in the arena holds which is a mystery to him. And, in the arena as in some visions of life, people blunder through their choices randomly…. Which guides should we add? Request one! Sign In Sign Up. Plot Summary.