The Zoo Story - Pages 11-25 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 11-25 Summary

The play opens in the present day in Central Park in New York City, as two men begin to converse. Jerry, a man in his late thirties, walks into the park, finds Peter, a man in his early forties and begins to ask him questions about the zoo. The two men have never previously met, but obviously come from different worlds. Jerry, more unkempt, disheveled and rugged, seems out of place speaking with Peter, a reserved and classic-looking gentleman on a park bench. Jerry wonders if he has been walking north and continues to interrupt Peter from reading his paper.

Jerry informs Peter that he will learn all about what Jerry saw at the zoo in the papers. Then, Jerry proceeds to ask Peter if he has children. Peter concedes, saying he has two, but will have no more. Jerry informs his new friend that...

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