Sonny's Blue Character Analysis

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Characters analyzation
In these stories there have been many different characters portrayed. The ones that stuck out the most that will be discussed are Sonny from “Sonny’s Blue”, Maggie from the short story “Recitatif”, and Georgiana from “The Birth Mark”. Sonny from the short story “Sonny’s Blue” is a very interesting character because of the way he was presented in the story. The first thing we learn about Sonny is that he got arrested for possession of drugs. We also learn that his brother the narrator who is telling the story doesn’t really care or seem to think it’s something that was not expected from Sonny. In the story Sonny is proclaimed as a musician that wants to follow his Dream, including gaining the acceptance of his brother.
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She is married to a scientist named Aylmer who is proficient in every form of philosophy. Georgiana is described as a young beautiful woman that is really caring and supportive of her husband Aylmer. However that is not what Aylmer feels. He loves his wife probably as much as she does him, but his love for science is even with it. He has one problem with his wife and it is her small hand looking birthmark on her cheek. Aylmer asked his wife “has it never occurred to you that the mark upon cheek might be removed”. (Hawthorne, 291). Georgiana turned and answered him with “No, indeed,” “Said she smiling; but, perceiving the seriousness of his manner, she blushed deeply.” “To tell you the truth, it has been so often called a charm, that I was simple enough to imagine it might be so”. (Hawthorne, 291). Through reading this short story we learn that Aylmer thinks the birth mark on poor Georgiana cheek is a flaw of her perfect existence. Finding out how much it means to Aylmer to remove the mark it tells us about how Georgiana feels unloved and in order to make her husband love her without feeling discussed she would have to let him try to remove the birthmark no matter what happens to
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