Please only use the story i attach as a source for the assignment Sonny Blues by James Baldwin
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A close reading is an analysis of a text that shows how the details of that text work together to develop a particular idea or produce a certain effect on the audience. Those details may have to do with the way the text is narrated, the way itï¿½s structured, the kind of language it uses, the images or metaphors it presents, how it imagines its own audience, or a range of other textual features. The point is that a close reading shows both what the text says or does (i.e., what it encourages readers to think, feel, or do) and also how the text says or does that thing.
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21 February 2017
A Close Reading of Baldwin`s Sonny Blues
In Baldwin`s short story it is easily noticeable how some themes presented itself and helped build the main plot of the story and also the environment that lies beyond it. Some examples of these themes include art, pain, suffering, and as the title presents, music. However, simply utilizing these themes would not be fairly sufficient to produce the certain emotions that th