Thematic Concerns and Motifs in Baldwin's "Sonny's Blues"

 

 

 

Darkness and Light

 

 

 

Curative Power of Music

 

 

 

The Child Inside [Hope and the "low ceiling of possibilities"

 

 

 

Ice/Trembling

 

 

 

Listening/Hearing

 

 

 

Falling/Catching

 

 

 

Recognizing/Refusing to Recognize