Compare and discuss how issues of class, race, or gender are central to the theme in the story “Sweetness” and “Sonny’s Blues”.
* Essay must use a sufficient number of textual examples–quotations followed by an explanation
and interpretation–as argumentative support
• Essay must adhere to MLA standards and guidelines
• Essay must contain a “Works Cited” page
* Assume your reader has read the story you are discussing but does not remember it in detail. In
other words, be sure to provide your readers with enough information (textual examples, etc.) so
your analysis can be followed.