What is Jerry trying to get Peter to understand? What is Jerry's action or teaching emotion? What does Jerry want to happen in Act 2 in Peter's life?

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Jerry is a loner, and he is trying to get Peter to understand loneliness and suffering. Not necessarily Jerry's own suffering, but the suffering of the animals in the zoo, the other tenants in his building, about the rest of the lower-class members of...

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