Sonny's Blues Biblograpghy

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Annotated Bibliography: The power struggle in “Sonny’s Blues” Baldwin, James. Sonny's Blues. 10th ed. N.p.: publisher, 1957. Print. This article discusses how an unnamed narrator in “Sonny’s Blues” discovers from a newspaper that his younger brother, Sonny, has been arrested for selling and using heroin. It shows a inside view of the narrators feeling towards his brother Sonny. In the story “Sonny’s Blues” you will see how concerned he becomes about his brother. You will see a great deal of love, patience, and understanding come out in this character, For the narrator’s mother had asked him to serve as his brother’s keeper before she passed away. This story is my primary source and I will use it heavily to express my points on the world view of the character. I also plan to further discuss how such brotherly love takes place in this story and how the narrator ends up having a better understanding of his brother’s choices on how music makes his inner thoughts and feelings turn in to reality and how they are expressed through his piano playing. Shmoop Editorial Team. "The Narrator Timeline in Sonny's Blues" Shmoop.com. Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. Shmoop Editorial Team. "Sonny's Blues Summary" Shmoop.com. Shmoop University, Inc., 11 Nov. 2008. Web. 8 Oct. 2012. These articles summarize the character view points from the narrator and his brother Sonny. It helps to sum up the main events in the story “Sonny’s Blues”. I am going to use this article to help support my points in how the character begins to change his view point on his brother Sonny, and how the character meets that change he needed to find to keep his promise to his mother and to regain faith in his brother. SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Music in Sonny’s Blues.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2007. Web. 2 Oct. 2012. SparkNotes Editors. “SparkNote on Sonny’s Blues.” SparkNotes.com. SparkNotes LLC. 2007. Web. 2 Oct. 2012. These notes help in understanding the...
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