Sonny’s Blues

Mahir Rahman
This story was very interesting, due to it’s location and how the solution of the problem changed one of the main character’s life. This image relates to one of the main characters, Sonny. Throughout Sonny’s life, he faces many conflicts. Sonny grew up in Harlem, was in the streets, caught up with drug dealers, and soon even became a drug addict. As the story progresses, Sonny develops a love for music. He starts playing Piano at a club, and as Sigmund Freud said, this showed an “Artistic Gift”. Playing Piano was a way of Sonny escaping the problems in his life and being free. While Sonny played Piano, he felt different and felt better compared to how he was in his younger years.

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