The Question and Answer section for Sonny’s Blues is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Check out "anger" in the GradeSaver link below:
Sonny plays movingly, making the narrator understand, truly understand for the first time, his suffering. Yet Sonny speaks to more than just his own experience. He speaks of the experience of his mother and father, and of their community. The...
In this context, the name Grace symbolizes "blessings", the blessings the narrator experienced through the birth and life of his child.... the road her death created and the path her father followed.