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Sonny's Blues

Sonny's Blues


by James Baldwin

Sonny's Blues: Symbols True or False

1. What illuminates literally and figuratively? -> Light
2. When the narrator's mom talks of how his uncle passed away, she describes the -> Funeral
3. When Sonny is playing in the nightclub, the spotlight turns -> Blue
4. What symbolizes fear and dread? -> Boats
5. Jazz music makes the narrator -> Sensual