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    In your own words what does James Baldwin's story "Sonny's Blues" say about art?

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    Please allow some of my ideas to help:

    The text seems to imply how therapeutic music and arts can be. For example, Sonny's difficulties, hardships, and issues with assimilation cause pain, until music serves as an outlet for his suffering. Thus, you might explore how bebop jazz and the blues soothes his character.

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    This solution provides a discussion of the art implications within "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin.