Study Guide

Sonny's Blues Characters

By James Baldwin

Sonny

Sonny is the story's truly tragic character. It actually hurts to read about his struggles....

The Narrator

The unnamed narrator is important to the story not just because it's through his perspective that...

Creole

Creole doesn't appear until the very end of the story, and we don't really get to know that much...

Isabel and Grace

Although we only hear about Isabel and Grace indirectly, we think they're worth mentioning since...