The Ledge by Stephen King
Questions on The Ledge by Stephen King 1) What is the setting of The Ledge? Why is the title a key factor in the story? 2) What is the point of view of the story? 3) Who are the main characters? What triangle in the relationship of the characters do you find? Does Cressner truly love his wife? 4) What is one of the main themes of the story? 5) Was Stan Norris a convicted felon? 6) Does blackmail play a role in the storys plot? Explain. 7) What is the wager (bet) that Cressner proposes to Stan? 8) What are the difficulties that Stan faces in trying to win the bet? 9) How would compare Cressner with Montresor, one of the main characters in The Cask of Amontillado? Be specific. 10) What is the climax and resolution of The Ledge? What happens to Marcia, Cressners wife and Stans lover? How does Stan react to that? 11) Why is the ending of The Ledge ironical?