Strangely, Jerry no longer wanted the dog to die; he had come to believe that if he could somehow make contact with the dog, he could then make contact with people. The dog gets very sick, but somehow recovers. Edward Albee: A Singular Journey: A Biography. We're just here for a while, we try to communicate, often failing, but we're mostly alone. Peter is embarrassed to hear these sordid details.
پیتر وحشت زده از این سخنان جری در حال مرگ را رها می کند و می گریزد؛ اوه، خدای من. Jerry: Yes you do; you do. The moment of contact passed, however, and was lost. It was a fun experiment, and I was rather pleased with the result. Summary and Setting- s The Zoo Story by Edward Albee is rather simple in structure. This interpretation certainly helps to understand his quick reaction when Jerry suggests he cannot have children - such an assumption draws attention to his age, and perhaps to the true personality he works to disguise even from himself.
This section contains 641 words approx. Jerry also has a pack of pornographic playing cards, which leads to this exchange: Jerry: I would have thought that you would have asked me about the pornographic playing cards. من نمی توانستم ولی فکر می کنم موفق شدم. Sobered up like getting pulled over on the way home from the bar by the cops which actually has never happened to me. So why doesn't Peter hightail it out of there when Jerry shows up, anyway? At the beginning, Peter is seated on one of the benches and later has conversation with Jerry. During the beginning of the play, Jerry begins the conversation with Peter and. He tries to teach Peter the nature of human existence and relationships.
Now, here is what I had wanted to happen: I loved the dog now, and I wanted him to love me. Have I been walking north? He is, in short, the sort of person who, if you saw him in the park, you'd want to go in the other direction at a rapid clip. And a big part of why he doesn't fit is because people like Peter won't let him fit. The major characters in this play are Jerry and Peter. After weeping, and thinking about this tragedy, Mrs. He feels he is forced to keep his job at Spy in order to have money.
I mean, I can concentrate longer at looking into a dog's face than a dog can concentrate at looking into mine, or into anybody else's face, for that matter. Also, he throws himself on a knife at the end of the play and kills himself. His dying words, and the play's closing words, are Oh. Thus they live in a similar area, which may have been a factor in Jerry choosing to talk to Peter of all people. Attract new visitors with fast food stands, coffee shops and rides. Part of it is that you maybe can't tell instantly when someone is bad news though random strangers shouting at you about the zoo seems like it should be a tip-off.
There is absurdity in their lives, but also a stark reality. Peter: Oh, I've seen those cards. Jerry An eccentric transient in his late thirties, Jerry lives in poverty on the Upper West Side and is profoundly lonely. So, this drama appeared of Man vs. Peter: Oh, now; look here.
Both plays chronicle the relationship between two antagonistic characters who are forced to spend time together, and more importantly, both plays are absurdist in style. He wears tweeds, smoke a pipe, carries horn-rimmed glasses. Are these the things men fight for? We find out Peter works for a publishing house. Peter asks about those, but Jerry says he has no one to put in them - his parents are dead, and weren't very great when they were live. Cages are empty, the pens are in ruins and nobody bothers visiting anymore. I think we stayed a long time that way. Although he is initially hysterical, Jerry soon calms down and accepts his death.
How two men who do not know each other can fight for bench until one of them dies. But, if it's a zoo, that's the way it is. Stay tuned for the coming updates! S, and was simulcast in Canada. While Peter is reading a book on a bench in Central Park, he is interrupted by Jerry, a total stranger, who announces that he has just been to the zoo. When placed in a caged petting zoo, they think that they will turn into animals and remain there forever and ever. Suddenly, Jerry charges Peter and impales himself on the knife. Jerry begins to tell Peter tale after tale, each more lurid than the next.