The exposition of lady or the tiger was about a king who made up his own rules and had a strict way of punishment which was semi barbaric the person who breaks whatever rule gets send out to an arena and has to choose between two doors one with a lady and one with a tiger depending on which door he opens he will be eaten or married.
The princess was in love with this man for a while and never told her father about him and the king ended up discovering there existence of being together and did not hesitate to immediately put the man in prison.
It was time for the verdict and he had to choose a door but he was looking at the princess waiting for her to tell him which door to go to because she knew but she was going through a period of thinking rather she wanted to tell him the right door with the tiger in it because she didn't want him to be with anyone else and she started feeling jealous rage.
The falling action is when the princess finally to decide to wave her hand to the right after all of the thinking she was doing.
He went along with the princesses decision and he chose the right door which had the tiger in it. He ended up being devoured in front of her the king was satisfied and the princess was sad but felt like she made the right decision.
The central idea/ theme of this story is choices and consequences the the story revolves around a semi barbaric king whose system of system of justice feature letting the accused choose between two identical doors, one which has a vicious tiger and the other a fair lady. The methods put the freedom of choice into the hands of the accused people.