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  1. Sonny’s Blues shows, in a way, the gradual shedding of this prejudice. It starts when he meets a friend of Sonny’s, a seasoned heroin addict, on the way home from work. In a sudden bout of hatred, he tells the friend he does not want to hear his “sad story.” But almost immediately, he feels a pang of regret and realizes that this person.
  2. The narrator’s mother is not alive in “Sonny’s Blues,” but the narrator remembers her at length in the middle of the story. She is described as a wise and caring woman who took on the problems and sorrows of her family; this is best shown when she tells the narrator about his father ’s troubles, and admits that she was the only one he ever talked to about it.
  3. The mother in “Sonny’s Blues” is an almost saintlike figure who guards and protects her children and husband from the darkness of the world, and Baldwin’s biblical imagery and undertones come through clearly in her character. She shepherds her husband through the overwhelming grief that follows his brother’s death, thereby living up.
  4. Sonny contrasts his music idols with those of the previous generation, whose rigid, classical form of musical expression is no longer valid. For Sonny, the world is an entirely different place from the one his older brother grew up in and, as a result, needs new artistic forms to convey its reality.
  5. "Blues" is also a pun. Sonny has blues or sorrows because, despite his talents, he can't seem to get his life together or shake his drug addictions. He also has the sorrows that are inherent to.
  6. “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin Internal and External conflicts Sonny is a young boy from Harlem struggling with his addiction to heroin and is eventually sent to jail for it. The Narrator, Sonny’s older brother is a high school Algebra teacher who loses connection with Sonny and does not realize where Sonny is till he reads in the newspaper about Sonny being imprisoned.
  7. "Sonny's Blues" is a short story by James Baldwin that was first published in and was later included in Baldwin's book "Going to Meet the Man." The main protagonist and the narrator of the story is Sonny's unnamed older brother. He offers deep insight into Sonny's character by revealing past hardships that affected Sonny.
  8. Mr. Rhythm-and-Blues — Sonny And His Wild Cows. Открывайте новую музыку каждый день. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией.

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