Albee, Edward – Historia Del Zoo – Free download as PDF File .pdf) or read online for free. EL PLAN SUICIDA DE JERRY EN LA HISTORIA DEL ZOOLÓGICO: UNA OPCIÓN The Zoo Story (), Edward Albee’s most recognized play, primarily . La Historia del Zoo de Edward Albee (Obra de teatro). Public. · Hosted by Proyecto YLEM / Círculo de Estudios Teatrales. Interested.

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At a certain extent, Jerry experiences one feature of burdensomeness named liability Van Orden et al. Services on Demand Article.

It can be observed that Histogia creates three interdependent states of mind: Therefore, Jerry would never sympathize with them, as it happens with the landlady who apparently likes him and could release part of his pain if he were friendlier and more responsive to human company. The lucidity that was to constitute his torture at the same time crowns his victory. So far, Jerry seems to erward a burden to those he tries to interact with; he is a nuisance and unwanted creature to deal with and he knows it.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. If this myth is tragic, that is because its hero is conscious. Albee’s The Zoo Story: Peter is a wealthy publishing executive with a wife, two daughters, two cats, and zoo parakeets.

When Peter holds the knife defensively, Jerry charges him and impales himself on the knife. In this sense, the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior claims that along this process an individual must develop three specific albfe or states of mind to be fearless of committing suicide: This factor relates to the need of social relations that may cause a lack of belonging to someone or to a group.


If he is beaten, it will be a historiw hurting experience of his hard life as he has been zoo and injured hundreds of times in the past. It is assumed that these inconveniences with the landlady at the place where he rents a room increases his already torturous social withdrawal.

Reassessing the theater of the absurd: In addition, as an imagined human being in this fictional world, Jerry suffers from perceived burdensomenessthe second mental state presented in the model of interpersonal theory of suicide as proposed by Joiner The trouble with Edward Albee and his characters, too.

La Historia del Zoo de Edward Albee (Obra de teatro)

Jerry even asks him without hesitation to use the knife:. The first factor of a suicidal behavior, sense of thwarted belongingnesstakes place when a person feels disengaged and alienated from others, causing unbearable circumstances of disillusion and loss.

Camus,p. Hence, it is assumed that he has been able to overcome the sense of self-preservation.

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His confession also reveals how afraid he was that his premeditated plan to commit suicide had not worked. It could have been any other person in the park to help him commit it. A successful suicide demands good organization and a cool head, both of which abee usually incompatible with the suicidal historoa of mind. We might deduce then that death is comfortable and pleasing, since Jerry has nothing to lose on earth.

Suicide prevention in schools as viewed through the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior. There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn p. Critical applications of the interpersonal-psychological theory of attempted and completed suicide.


In fact, Jerry, understood as a mimetic or imagined character Paris,is socially alienated from the American capitalistic society in which he lives in terms of family, friends, and wdward relationships.

At a certain point, Jerry embodies a contemporary Sisyphus who equally must roll up his own rock for a lifetime. These words also reveal that part of his plan to die by suicide included the media to announce his death, a comment he said from the beginning when he just arrived in the albe.


Although Jerry is in great pain and is losing consciousness, he warns Peter to take his book so that there is no evidence in the crime scene that may incriminate him. Also, as he later clarifies, he wants his death to be reported on the media because part of his suicidal plan is to be recognized publicly, at least, through his death. The play suggests that he is socially dysfunctional, lacking communication skills to interact normally with close neighbors and, therefore, seeing them as strange and freakish human beings.

Albee noted the play was his to do with as he wanted. School Psychology Review38 2 ,