Write an essay discussing the following question on “Sonny’s Blues.” Make sure that you follow the rules of MLA for setting up your paper (header, heading, margins). If you use any secondary sources (outside sources), please cite and include a Works Cited page. I am not requiring the use of secondary sources, but I am asking that you support your assertions from the text.
James Baldwin famously avowed that “[i]t is only in his music […] that the Negro in America has been able to tell his story,” and music of various kinds features prominently in “Sonny’s Blues.” Note all the times when music is mentioned, as well as all the varieties of music. What story seems to be told both through and about music in “Sonny’s Blues?”