Similarities Between Sonny's Blues And His Brother

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The narrator in Sonny's Blues and his brother, Sonny, are very similar. Both share ethnicity, grew up together in Harlem, and have suffered loss. If you look deeper, past race and blood and family, you can see the two are incredibly different. Sonny is reckless and somewhat carefree for a good portion of his adult life. He is also extremely connected on an emotional level to music. The narrator on the other hand is a family man. He's married and has kids. After his mother died he joined the military. While the brothers have a few things in common, they are very different
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