The Zoo Story - Pages 26-35 Summary & Analysis

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Jerry quickly interrupts Peter, once again, to tell him about his background, as he presumes Peter is trying to make sense of his words and actions. An uncomfortable Peter wonders why Jerry lives in such a place. Jerry quickly responds with inquisitiveness. He is unsure and begins another long monologue about living in New York.

A dumbstruck Peter wonders about the empty picture frames. Jerry quickly responds by saying that it is obvious that he has nobody to put in the frames. He tells Peter blatantly about his worthless parents who are dead. His mother walked out on his father when he was ten and a half years old to sleep with many men in the southern United States. His father found her body and brought her back. Soon after, he was hit by a large moving omnibus and died. Jerry then moved in with...

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