The Unnamed Narrator In Harlem

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The Unnamed narrator, an algebra teacher in Harlem, reads of the arrest of his younger brother Sonny on claims of selling and using Heroin. The narrator is deeply disturbed the thought of his brother reminds him of his algebra students. He realizes that his students might end up like his brother someday given the obstacles and obstacles they encounter at Harlem. What the narrator believe is that Sonny succumbed to the destructive influence of Harlem life. To some extent the narrator feels that he is responsible for whatever happened to Sonny because he is a victim. He once honestly told his brother how it feels good to get high when Sonny asked him about the subject. At the end of the day, as the narrator heads home, he finds one of Sonny’s
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