Sonny's Blues Poem Analysis

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4. Baldwin—The Greek playwrite Aeschylus wrote that “wisdom comes alone through suffering.” In what ways is this theme revealed in “Sonny’s Blues”? How is the title of the story significant on both literal and figurative levels?’ In “Sonny’s Blues,” by James Baldwin, The piano represents Sonny’s soul. It is everything that he is, if sonny was rich he would play the piano, If he was poor he would play the piano because that is what he was born to do. The cup of trembling at the end represent the suffering that Sonny has gone through. Two different personalities. One who’s very creative and one who’s very systematic. His brother is constantly trying to push his ideas onto Sonny that is because Sonny has gotten into trouble. The problem