An Analysis of the Zoo Story

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An Analysis of the Zoo Story

By | December 2011
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Table of Contents

1.Introduction ……………………………………………………………………….1 2.The Coordinates of The Zoo Story …………………………………………….....2 3.Plot ………………………………………………………………………………..3 3.1Exposition ……………………………………………………………….……3 3.2Conflict ……………………………………………………………………….3 3.3Complication ……………………………………………………………….4-5 3.4Climax ………………...……………………………………………………5-6 3.5Resolution ………………………………………………………………….6-7

4.Characters………………………………………………………………….……...8 4.1Main Character ………………………………………………………………..8 4.2Subordinate Character ………………………………………………………..8

5.The Setting ………………………………………………………..........................9 5.1Physical ……………………………………………………………………….9 5.2Social ………………………………………………………………………….9

6.Theme …………………………………………………………………………...10 7.The Conventions of The Zoo Story …………………………………………….11 7.1Convention of Construction ……………………………………………...11-12 7.2Convention of Language …………………………………………………….12 7.3Convention of Action ………………………………………………………..12

1. Introductions

The Zoo Story is told about the different character between Peter’s and Jerry’s. Peter’s is from the middle class with a wife, two daughters, two cats and two parakeets and Jerry lives in boarding house and is very trouble they met in Central Park a Sunday afternoon in summer the story began when Peter is seated on the bench stage right, and than Jerry enters and asked the question, he went to know the location of the Zoo, then he started to asked Peter and told the story of him, Peter also uncomfortable with him and a little annoyed with he question, sometimes funny but sometimes very annoyed, but when Peter announces that he will be going home, Jerry hold him to be stayed a while longer and started to tickles Peter’s ribs with his fingers, then Jerry watches him, with a curious fixed smile they debated about the bench, fight for the bench Jerry impaled on the knife at the end of Peter’s.

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2. The Coordinate of The Zoo Story

Drama

Universe
Fight for the bench

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