RR week 3 - Elizabeth VanConia Matthew Bardowell English...

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Elizabeth VanConia Matthew Bardowell English 260 4 February 2010 Reading Response Week 3 The first story that really caught my attention this week was “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin. The story begins with an un-named narrator reading about their brother, Sonny, in the paper. I followed the beginning of the story assuming the narrator was a female. I think this false judgment may be due to the emotions portrayed in lines such as, “I was scared, scared for Sonny. He became real to me again,” (Baldwin 27). I tend to associate female characters with expressing more feelings, however, it can of course go either way. I was anxious too find out what had happened to Sonny, as I think trouble and conflict are attracting to readers. The relationship between the narrator and his brother Sonny is interesting to me. It seems that their bond as brothers is the only thing keeping them in contact. They grew up to be two entirely different people, leading drastically different lives and holding different values. They
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