I would like you to help me with my first Composition II literary research paper. I have attached the files you need and I marked the requested paragraphs number in blue on the right side. I also attached a file called speed just to show my writing style please make sure to read it. My assignment due time is within 48 hours, please let me know if you’re free and able to help me with it.
paper must be at least 1200 words.
Choose one of the following topics for a research paper on “Sonny’s Blues,” and include at least one quote from the article by Donald C. Murray and one quote from the article by Keith A. Byerman.
a. How does the narrator change from the beginning of the story to the final scene? At what points in the story do you see these changes occurring? What memories, insights, and conversations does he have that facilitate his change?
(Look closely at paragraphs 177-178, 215-216, and 238.)
b. Discuss the theme of addiction in “Sonny’s Blues.” What causes does the narrator suggest underlie drug addiction? How does the narrator divide the responsibility for drug addiction in his characters?
In other words, how much does addiction seem to be the result of large, endemic, social problems and how much by family and personal issues? In this story, what resources help Sonny overcome the pull of his addiction and remain a recovering addict? (Look closely at paragraphs 75-80, 190-200, and 215-225.)
c. Discuss the theme of music in the story. What importance does music serve in the lives of Baldwin’s characters? (Look closely at paragraphs 180-181 and 235-240.)
d. Discuss the theme of racism in the story. (Look especially at paragraphs 81-110).
You are free to choose any of the topics about, just please make sure to tell which one you chose.